Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is an ideograph of someone flapping their arms. It is the verb to agitate or stir.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Silver Seal: M-315 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 78: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


There is only one extant example of this Indus sign. The inscription on M-315 refers to the preparation of tea.

Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 1395: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.