Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This is the noun summer, which is preceded by a glyph that marks the beginning of an area, and followed by a glyph that marks the end of an area. Hence, the symbol is an ideograph for the noun summertime or summer season.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Harappa: Seal: M-1715 A (There is no view a): Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 239: New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


There is only one extant example of this Indus sign.

Image Credit:

Summertime: Lynn Fawcett, 2017.