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Icons and signs from the ancient Harappa

Sparavigna, Dr. Amelia (2008) Icons and signs from the ancient Harappa. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Written words probably developed independently at least in three places: Egypt, Mesopotamia and Harappa. In these densely populated areas, signs, icons and symbols were eventually used to create a writing system. It is interesting to see how sometimes remote populations are using the same icons and symbols. Here, we discuss examples and some results obtained by researchers investigating the signs of Harappan civilization.

Item Type:Other
Subjects:Linguistics > Historical Linguistics
ID Code:6179
Deposited By:Sparavigna, Dr. Amelia Carolina
Deposited On:31 Aug 2008 00:23
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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