Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This is a pictograph of a mugger crocodile nest. Therefore, it is the noun mugger crocodile nest.


Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: The Schoyen Collection: Schoyen Reference: MS 5059 (A note on the Schoyen website says that this seal inscription wil be published in Volume 3 of the Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions.): https://www.schoyencollection.com/palaeography-collection-introduction/early-writing-introduction/4-1-4-indus-valley/indus-valley-seal-ms-5059: Accessed: 25 February 2018.

Comments:

This is Mahadevan's sign number 1319, which I have redrawn to better represent the original.

 

The female mugger crocodile digs a hole in which to lay her eggs.


Image Credit:

Mugger Crocodile Nest: Lynn Fawcett, 2018.