Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This composite character is a medium-sized cart with a lid or cover. The cover was probably a canopy. Hence, it represents a canopied carriage.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Dholavira: Seal: SI. Number: 173: Acc. Number: 49038 (NB. The photograph is of the seal. Therefore, the inscription would be the mirrored image of that seen in the photograph.): R.S. Bisht, 2015: 8.2.3 Details of Individual Seals: Excavations at Dholavira (1989-90 to 2004-2005), p. 297: Accessed: 16 November, 2018.


 At latitude 24 degrees north, the canopy would have been an important selling point.

Image Credit:

Canopied Carriage: Lynn Fawcett, 2020.