Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is the pictograph of an unborn baby, with the addition of four legs. Hence, it is an ideograph for a young animal.


Sample Text Reference:

Harappa: Seal: H-24 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 173: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 1058: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.