Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

The numeral forty is comprised of four units of ten.

Illustrative Text Reference:

Chanhujo-daro: Copper object: C-40 A: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 338: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.


This is my reading of the photograph of artifact C-40. Please note that the inscription is not very clear. It is therefore, possible that sample text C-40 does not include the numeral forty.

Image Credit:

Numeral Forty: Lynn Fawcett, 2018.