Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

Mahadevan's sign number 223 takes the basic pictograph of the upper torso and arms and adds mirrored signs. The mirrored signs form a pair. Hence, it is the phrase: pair of hands.


Illustrative Text References:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-628 a: Sayid Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Asko Parpola, 1991: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 2: Page 11: Collections in Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

 

Harappa: Tablet incised: H-952 A: Sayid Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Asko Parpola, 1991: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 2: Page 341: Collections in Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 223: Sign List of the Indus Script: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.