Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is a pictograph of a measuring rod. There are five spaces which gives us five units of measurement.


Sample Text Reference:

Harappa: Tablet in bas-relief: H-228 A: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 215: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 1227: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.