Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is the outline of an unborn baby. It is the noun child, and the adjective young.

Illustrative Text References:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-181 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 52: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-623 a: Sayid Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Asko Parpola, 1991: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 2: Page 4: Collections in Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


In inscription M-623, Mahadevan's sign number 47 is used to describe young animals, thus indicating that the animals were very young. 

Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 47: Sign List of the Indus Script: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.