Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

In this ideograph, the verb to deliver is placed under the sky. Time spent outdoors induces a state of well-being in humans. Hence, Mahadevan's sign number 65 is the adjective calm, quiet, tranquil, still or safe.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Incised Copper Tablet: M-537 A: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 135: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 65: Sign List of the Indus Script: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.