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An introduction to Indus writing

"This thesis uses the conjunctive approach to analyze inscriptions of the Indus Valley Civilization (1600-3000 BC), presented in five chapters: Chapter 1 The Archaeology of the Indus Civilization; Chapter 2 Inscribed Indus Artifacts; Chapter 3 Indus Sign List; Chapter 4 Analyzing Indus Inscriptions; and Chapter 5 Reading Indus Signs. The purpose of interrelating these lines of evidence is to resolve basic issues concerning the cultural and linguistic identity of the Indus (Harappan) people. The internal workings of Indus inscriptions are examined. I conclude that the Language of the Indus inscriptions has many characteristics of Proto-Dravidian as reconstructed..."

Author(s):  Wells, Bryan
Format:  Book
Publisher:  National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada
Publication City:  Ottawa
Date:  1999]
Source:  Canadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
ISBN:  0612313093