Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

In this ideograph a pair of stylised hands is added to the upper torso and arms. The symbol has a further v-shaped hand with a bent arm, indicating movement. Therefore, it is the verb to pluck or the adjective plucked.


Illustrative Text Reference:

Harappa: Tablet: H-363 A: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 232: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

To Pluck: Lynn Fawcett, 2019.