Essays on the symbols and study of the written communication or script system used by the ancient Indus Valley civilization.
An interview from January 6, 1998 with one of the subcontinent's most remarkable archaeologists covers his Indus excavations and objections to theories by good friends.
A wide-ranging interview at Mahadevan's Chennai home on January 17, 1998 covers the Brahmi script, the cult object, various signs, his response to Parpola's work.
Generally recognized as the world's expert on the Indus script, Asko Parpola has been studying this undeciphered writing for over 40 years at the University of Helsinki in Finland.
The Coming of the Aryans Parpola proposes a new theory about when, from where and how the Aryans came into the Indian sub-continent and the identity of the Dasas (Dasyus) who were their traditional
Myth of the Aryan Invasion It has often been pointed out that the complete absence of the horse among the animals so prominently featured on the Indus seals is good evidence for the Non-Aryan
Pictorial Interpretation of the Indus Signs The Indus script has about 400 signs and is mainly pictographic in character.
[Recently discovered token or tablet, Harappa] Structural studies of the Indus inscriptions have been carried out by a number of scholars ever since the discovery of the Indus Civilization and its