Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This is a composite character. Firstly, there is a pictograph of a container with handles, which is an ideograph for the verb to carry. Secondly, two counting rods have been added. The counting rods tell us that a medium-sized load was being carried.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1151 a: Sayid Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Asko Parpola, 1991: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 2: Page 130: Collections in Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

Image Credit:

Carry a Medium-sized Load: Lynn Fawcett, 2017.