Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is the symbol for the verb to join with the addition of four legs. It is an ideograph for a domesticated or tame animal.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1719 a: Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 28: New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


In context, pack animal is often a good translation.

Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 2026: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.