Chariot Wheel Mark and Shell Characters, Udayagiri Hills, Rajgir, Bihar

Chariot Wheel Mark and Shell Characters, Udayagiri Hills, Rajgir, Bihar

This Archeological area indicates some parts of Chariot Wheel Mark and Shell Inscriptions. These Shell Inscriptions which have been found in many places in Rajgir and Northern India have not yet been deciphered. Probably these shell inscriptions belong to 4th or 5th century A.D. According to legend the chariot wheel marks belong to the Mahabharata Period.

Source: Display board by Forest and Environment Department, Bihar

Nand Lal Verma – a private guide present nearby enhance our knowledge.

Rajgir was earlier known as Grih Braj and is surrounded by five mountains connected with each other.

1. Vipulgiri 2. Ratnagiri 3. Udaygiri 4. Sonagiri 5. Vyavhargiri

Currently we are nearby Udaygiri.