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Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English


  • Indus script.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-204) and index.

StatementDeo Prakash Sharma.
LC ClassificationsPK119.5 .S53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 216 p., [30] p. of plates :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6874293M
ISBN 108186050507
LC Control Number00411387

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  After all this, the book has something of a surprise ending. Having developed at length his provisional case for a decipherment, Parpola concludes that "it looks most unlikely that the Indus script will ever be deciphered fully, unless radically different source material becomes available" (p. ).   The manuscript became a book called Indus Script Dictionary. I gave away and sold copies of this book, hoping for feedback. I made it into a CD, to . Full text of "DECIPHERING INDUS SCRIPT DR N A BALOCH" See other formats DECIPHERMENT OF THE INDUS SCRIPT' OF THE SINDHU CIVILIZATION DR. N.A. BALOCH The historical evidence of the Sindhi Language that is available to us so far, although of a considerable magnitude, is limited to certain documentary proofs going back to only about twelve to thirteen centuries (early eighth century AD). About The Book This book describes two important factors — the decipherment of Indus language and Indus valley civilization history and culture identification. It discusses about the Indus language formation system, its natural and regional properties, Indus seals written order and method of writing and reading, Indus language methodology, its various principles of character formation system.

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  I just got a book on ancient civilizations. In the chapter dealing with written languages, they list Egyptian hieroglyphics, Mesopotamian pictographs, and Indus script as the three oldest known written languages. The book goes on to say Indus script has never been deciphered even though over 2, examples of it exist.   In absence of a Rosetta Stone, we have go by hit and trial method to decipher Indus Script. Ms. Santhakumari's approach seems fine. First assumption by her is that Indus script would have some relationship with contemporary script in Mesopotamia, which is okay because Mesopotamian kept extensive written records and it is reasonable to assume influence on Indus script.   Attempts to decipher Indus script go back to its discovery, Ibrahim says. “More than a hundred attempts of decipherment have been published,” she . Indus Valley scripts typically occur in seals and tablets. The average length of an inscription is only five signs. It is now widely believed to represent a language. One assumption, regarding the way the script could have worked, is that of the rebus principle (characteristic of several ancient scripts).