Iravatham Mahadevan Interview

An essay which covers an indepth interview with scholar Iravatham Mahadevan and his response to Asko Parpola's study of the Indus Script and writing or communication system.

Parpola's Work

Q: What are your thoughts on Parpola's work, its importance and where you disagree with him.

A: Parpola's work is without doubt the most valuable contribution to date in the field of the Indus script.

The Fish Sign

Q: Lets come to the specific signs. What do you believe may be some of the best interpretations offered of certain signs?

A: Like all Dravidian scholars, I too began with Father Heras.


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