Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

In this pictograph, the outline of a tree is reduced to the trunk and two branches. It is the noun wood or timber.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Lohumjo-daro: Seal: Lh-1 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 357: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


It is important to distinguish this sign from Mahadevan's sign number 161, which depicts a prop. The noun prop is listed under Post in Section Three.

Image Credit:

Timber: Lynn Fawcett, 2018.