Image: Lynn Fawcett
Image: Lynn Fawcett

In this Indus sign, a scaled-down version of the noun timber is placed inside a pack. Thus, it gives us a bundle of sticks.

Timber or Prop?

Illustrative Text Reference:

Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-118 a: Jagat Pati Joshi and Asko Parpola, 1987: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 1: Page 41: Collections in India: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.

Image Credit:

Bundle of Sticks: Lynn Fawcett, 2018.