HomeBlogs Batu Basurek Batu Basurek is a stone with inscriptions in the old Palava script of
India, bearing the legend of Adityawarman in the year 1347. Literally,
"Batu Basurek" itself means "The Written Stone".
The stone's 25
cm wide, 80 cm high, and 10 cm thick. Erected above King Adityawarman's
resting place centuries ago, this stone was rediscovered in December
The inscription told about Adityawarman's heritages.
Due to his services to Majapahit Kingdom, Adityawarman became a king in
Dharmasraya and moved his kingdom from Siguntur Sawahlunto to
lies about 4 kilometer from Batusangkar the capital of Tanah Datar
regency, in the West Sumatra Province. To reach Batusangkar, first you
need to go to Padang, the capital of West Sumatra. There are direct
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