Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

This is a pictograh of an adult person with the addition of an extended arm. The container symbol indicates that he is either holding a small container or has a cupped hand. It is an ideograph for the verb to supplicate or to ask for.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Harappa: Seal: H-76 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 186: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

Image Credit:

To Supplicate: Lynn Fawcett, 2017.