Image: Iravatham Mahadevan
Image: Iravatham Mahadevan

This is a pictograph of a mat with each short edge split into five units. It therefore denotes a floor or pitch area with a width of five standard mats.


Sample Text Reference:

Lothal: Seal: L-45 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 248: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


Image Credit:

Indus Script Sign Number 4040: List of Sign Variants: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.