Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

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


Sample Text References:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1135 a: Sayid Ghulam Mustafa Shah and Asko Parpola, 1991: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 2: Page 125: Collections in Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

 

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1794 a: Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 52: New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 2140: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.