Essays on the symbols and study of the written communication or script system used by the ancient Indus Valley civilization.

The Indus Script

Structural Analysis by Parpola

Token or tablet  from Harappa
No attempt at linguistic decipherment of an unknown script can hope to succeed unless it is preceded by a thorough structural analysis of the available inscriptions to

The Indus Script

Harappan tablet
[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


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