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Unsealing the Indus script

Malati J. Shendge

Unsealing the Indus script

anatomy of its decipherment

by Malati J. Shendge

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Published by Atlantic Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indus script,
  • Seals (Numismatics) -- India,
  • India -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMalati J. Shendge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK119.5 .S54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945793M
    ISBN 108126913355
    ISBN 109788126913350
    LC Control Number2009305131

    My forthcoming book entitled Indus Script: A Novel Interpretation (Schemata for Possible Phonemes and their Derivational Methodology) which is under preparation is very likely to take the ninety-year-old research on Indus Script to the next level; it attempts to approach the deciphering problem in a scientifically proved methodology as adopted in cases of Mathematics and Physics,namely, it is. In Raj Mohan Nath, following up on a book he wrote in on the Indus script, published a small pamphlet stating that the Indus trident sign (with 5 prongs, not 3) combined with the fish sign was a name of Siva, "Great Fish.".

    A Pune, IN based historian, Malati Shendge, claims to have deciphered the script in her book Unsealing the Indus Script: Anatomy of its Decipherment. I haven't seen any commentary on her work though, so I doubt whether it has been accepted by the mainstream. Dr Parpola: With highly standardised signs placed into regular rows and with recurring sign sequences, the Indus script certainly is a writing system, though in recent times some scholars have.

    User Review - Flag as inappropriate though a well argued hypothesis has been put forward, the writer fails to prove his case,which is neither surprising nordisheartening as the harappan script may take as much time for full decipherment as much must have elapsed since the last lady finished her bath ritual in the great public bath of indus valley.3/5(1).   Pictures courtesy and acknowledgments: all the symbols are drawn out of models presented in the book Deciphering the Indus script (pp. 70 .


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Unsealing the Indus script by Malati J. Shendge Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book presents a decoding of the script of proto-historic civilization of the Indus valley which flourished in the north and west of the Indian subcontinent between B.C. This decoding comes after several failed attempts.

According to this book, the script belongs to the earliest type of writing invented and used by man to keep accounts.4/5(1). About the Book The Book presents a decoding of the script of proto-historic civilization of the Indus valley which flourished in the north and west of the Indian subcontinent between B.C.

This decoding comes after several failed attempts. According to this book, the script belongs to the earliest type of writing invented and used by man to keep accounts.

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Program on All India Radio on 22nd October pm Talk By Dr Malati J Shendge Senior Indologist - Pune, India On her Book: 'Unsealing the Indus Script Anatomy of its decipherment'. - Buy Unsealing the Indus Script Anatomy of its Decipherment book online at best prices in India on Read Unsealing the Indus Script Anatomy of its Decipherment book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.4/5(1).

The book covers not just the Indus script but also ancient Indian religion and practises, theories Unsealing the Indus script book migrations, comparisons with Mesopotamia and other cultures, etc. The readings of some of the signs and seals is tantalizing, although these cannot be as yet confirmed due to Cited by: The Indus script (also known as the Harappan script) is a corpus of symbols produced by the Indus Valley inscriptions containing these symbols are extremely short, making it difficult to judge whether or not these symbols constituted a script used to record a language, or even symbolise a writing system.

In spite of many attempts, the 'script' has not yet been deciphered, but Languages: Unknown (see Harappan language). As one goes through the last part of his book dealing with decipherment, the overwhelming impression one forms is of a treatise on Harappan religion rather than decipherment of the Indus script.

Archaeological evidence points to the presence of a centralised administrative structure in the Harappan cities employing a large bureaucracy. 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 reduce the cost of.

According to this book, the script belongs to the earliest type of writing invented and used by man to keep accounts. It is classified as logographic which means it is oriented to meaning rather than to sound or language.

The other contemporaneous scripts in Egypt and Sumer were also of the same type. The tie-up between language and a set of symbols was not yet conceptualized.

Consequently. indus script Download indus script or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get indus script book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Her book The Language of the Harappans extends this theory by claiming that the unknown Harappan language was the Akkadian language of Mesopotamia, and that Sanskrit is a descendant of Akkadian.

In Unsealing the Indus Script () she purports to Authority control: BNF: cbg (data), ISNI:. The Indus script is one of the major undeciphered scripts of the ancient world.

The small size of the corpus, the absence of bilingual texts, and the lack of definite knowledge of the underlying. Deciphered Indus Script book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). Indus-script decipherers have been on the much barer trail — older by two millennia — for less than a century, and excavation of Indus sites in Pakistan has stagnated in recent by: 5.

From the Jacket Since the publication of the concordances of the inscriptions of the Indus seals many people have been working on the solution of the riddle presented by the years old script of the Indus valley. At first sight the task does not appear too difficult, as there are pictograms that can easily be recognized as man, bird, fish, dog or plant or a part of them.

The Indus Civilization of India and Pakistan was contemporary with, and equally complex as the better-known cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt and China.

The dean of North American Indus scholars, Gregory Possehl, attempts here to marshal the state of knowledge about this fascinating culture in a readable synthesis.4/5. Generally recognized as the world's expert on the Indus script, Asko Parpola has been studying this undeciphered writing for over 40 years at the University of Helsinki in Finland.

He is co-editor of collections of all seals and inscriptions in India and Pakistan. As Professor of Indology he has led a Finnish team of experts through numerous.

Indus Script: A Study of its Sign Design Nisha Yadav* and M. Vahia Tata Institute of Fundamental Research The Indus script is an undeciphered script of the ancient world. In spite of numerous attempts over several decades, the script has defied universally acceptable decipherment.

In a recent series of papers (Yadav et al. ; Rao et. and theoretical studies of the Indus script transcend linguistic boundaries.

Of the earlier booksco-authored by Parpola, spe­ cial mention must be made here of the C01pus ofT~xts in the Indu.s Script (), A Concordal1c~ to the Texts in thL Indus ScripC ), and the magnificently produced photo albums, Corpus of Indus Stills andFile Size: 2MB. In a paper to be presented at the World Classical Tamil Conference, I am going to discuss recent developments in my study of the Indus script.

In the Author: Asko Parpola.Decoding this script could crack the mystery of the Indus valley civilization. While the Indus script is still far from being deciphered, the evidence favors the theory that the script is.Buy Unsealing the Indus Script: Anatomy of its Decipherment edition by Malati J.

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