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Early work on deciphering the Indus script (which still has not been acceptably deciphered) was done by Hunter in his 1934 Ph.D work at Oxford - https://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00013642/00001

Mahadevan's Indus Concordance is one of the standard works in this field.

Yet, when I compared the signs in Hunter's thesis with the signs in Mahadevan's Concordance, I found that many of Hunter's signs were absent from the Concordance. I did see some similar-looking signs in the Concordance, but some other signs were totally absent, though a few of Hunter's signs were indeed present in Mahadevan's Concordance.

Why would Hunter's signs be missing from Mahadevan's Concordance?

  • Could you include a few glyphs that you find in Hunter and missing in Mahadevan's? – vvg Oct 4 '20 at 5:42

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