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Indravasu

Indravasu

Indo-Scythian king of the Apracas in Bajaur, western Pakistan; ruled circa 15 CE
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Indravasu (ruled circa 15 CE) was an Indo-Scythian king of the Apracas in Bajaur, western Pakistan.

Rukhana reliquary

He is mentioned in a recently discovered inscription in Kharoshthi on a Buddhist reliquary (the "Rukhana reliquary", published by Salomon in 2005), which gives a relationship between several eras of the period, and especially gives confirmation of a Yavana era in relation to the Azes era. He was the son of king Vijayamitra.

In the twenty-seventh - 27 - year in the reign of Lord Vijayamitra, the King of the Apraca; in the seventy-third - 73 - year which is called "of Azes", in the two hundred and first - 201 - year of the Yonas (Greeks), on the eighth day of the month of Sravana; on this day was established [this] stupa by Rukhana, the wife of the King of Apraca, [and] by Vijayamitra, the king of Apraca, [and] by Indravarma (Indravasu?), the commander (stratega), [together] with their wives and sons.

Silver Buddhist reliquary of Prince Indravarma

He is also mentioned as king of the Apracas on another inscription:

Prince Indravarma, son of Commander Vispavarma, together with his wife establishes these bodily relics in his own stupa. Commander Vispavarma and Sisirena, the wife of the Commander, are (hereby) honored. Indravasu, king of Apraca, and his wife Vasumitra, who is the mother of a living son, are (hereby) honored"

— Opening inscription in Gāndhārī Prakrit on the Silver Buddhist reliquary of Prince Indravarma.
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