Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is a measuring rod held aloft on a pole in the manner of a standard. Hence, it is an ideograph for a standard measure. The number of units is four.


Sample Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1680 a: Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 13: New material, untraced objects, and collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 1010: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.