Kanishka reliquary and The Kanishka casket is a Buddhist reliquary in the historic city of Peshawar in the Peshawar Museum. Description and History was discovered under the monumental Kanishka stupa in a deposit chamber. The casket is today at a copy and the Peshawar Museum, is dedicated in Kharoshthi. The lid of the casket shows the Buddha on lotus pedestal. The body of the casket represents a Kushan monarch, probably Kanishka with Moon god and the Iranian Sun god in person.