46. What are your comments on the recent claim by Brian Wells on the volumetric interpretation of some signs of the Indus script?

Harappa Tablets with strokes discovered in 1997. More

Article on volumetric interpretations. Submitted by Wim Borsboom

Asko Parpola
The groups of vertical strokes (but not all of them) stand for ones and groups of semicircles probably stand for tens. Beyond this, the identification of numerals in the Indus script is difficult and uncertain. The arguments adduced by Brian Wells for his volumetric interpretations do not convince me.