Reading the Indus- Sarasvati Script
Do you know that 4500-year-old Indus script signs were in use much after the Harappan era, when Indus civilization is believed to have been ended ?Are you aware of the use of Royal monograms of Indus in Maurya, Kushan and Gupta Era and also outside India e.g. Greece?
In this book writer used a different technique to decipher Indus script via phonetic values of basic Indus signs, vowel diacritics ,letters used to mention quantity (number, volume and weight) etc. He has gone through the pottery inscriptions first and tablets thereafter and then discussed about the names and other words found in Indus seals and inscribed on other items.
Out of 4000 inscriptions found so far , of which 2000 are still readable, Rajat was able to read 1,296 Sarasvati Scripts, it took 15 years .
Now all his methods and the journey to decipher the Script has been put into this book.
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