National Archives -Gilgit record Stamp
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National Archives is the national repository of rare & precious documents of historical interest. During the international Archives week a special postage stamp was issued which depicts a part of the canonical text of the Mula Sarvastivada School of Buddhism on Birch Bark. It is considered to be the earliest extant Indian manuscript and is written in Prakrit. It was found by Sir Aurel Stein in 1931 near Gilgit.
block of 4 stamps with lower right margin
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