This book being the first critical assessment of all significant attempts at deciperment of the Indus script and technicalities involved in the models, explains how a breakthrough in decipherment has been achieved as a sequel to scientific analysis. It has highlighted the progress made in decoding the Indus people. The stages of development in identification of basic signs of the Indus script has been explained vividly with adequate analytical charts and examples and the languages as old-Aryan in comparison with those of a known script. It has rendered signal service to the scholarly world by providing the intricacies of a mixed writing of bygone days.
About the Author:
Dr.Rama Sarkar is an accomplished researcher of ancient history with special emphasis on the structural analysis of the Indus script. She has also made valuable contributions to marine archaeological research pertaining to literary sources, ancient ports, sea routes, ship wrecks, ships and ships building, merchants and travellers, diving and underwater photography, target search techniques, sea level fluctuation, antiquities,excavation and navigation etc.