B. Lewis Rice

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B. Lewis Rice (Benjamin Lewis Rice – also Lewis Rice or B. L. Rice) (1837-1927) was the director of the Department of Archaeology of Mysore state in India and an epigraphist.[1] He is known for his work Epigraphia Carnatica which contains his study on about 9000 inscriptions he found in the Old Mysore area.[2][3]


  1. ^ "`Epigraphia Carnatica' brought out in CD-ROM". The Hindu. 2005-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Rev. Benjamin Lewis Rice-Missionaries contributions to India". Christian Persecution Update India. Retrieved 22 Nov 2011. 
  3. ^ Iyer, Meera (December 13, 2010). "'My love for Mysore is unending'". Deccan Herald.