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Approximately 400 signs have been identified in the Indus script thus far. They are found primarily on seals, tablets and amulets, as well as on the surface of pots. The script has not yet been deciphered, and without any bilingual texts its decipherment is problematic. However, research by Professor Asko Parpola suggests that the language may have been ancient Dravidian. It is probably logo-syllabic and usually read from right to left.

Courtesy of Prof.Asko Parpola (University of Helsinki)