Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This is a pictograph of a star. Hence, it is the noun star.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Harappa: Seal: H-1534 A: Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 211: New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


There is only one extant example of this Indus sign. It appears as the sole character on a seal. It may therefore be an instance of the word star functioning as a proper name.

Image Credit:

Star: Lynn Fawcett, 2017.