Ayagapatta of Simhanadika: The Ayagapattas of Mathura are pre-Kushana (The Kushana period is
approximately 1st century AD- 320). This ayagapatta is well known because of
representation of ashta-mangla. It has a Brahmi inscription on it, but no date.
1. The Ayagapatta of Simhanadika, Mathura
Gupta Period (320AD to 480AD)
The discovery of this and a couple of other similar idols near Vidhisha in
MP caused quite a commotion. The inscription mentions the Gupta king Ramagupta,
whose very existance was doubted in the past by some scholars.From AD 370-375.
2. Jina Chandraprabh of Gupta king Ramagupta
This Jina-pratima is from mid fourth century.
3. Jina pratima, Gupta period, Mathura
Jina pratima on simhasana: This is from the fifth century. Notice the following
older form of srivatsa on the chest
the elbows spread out
the simhasana has lions under the set and a pair of animals besides the arms