Was Pre-Greek languages/now Sanskrit/Indus valley

Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Sat Dec 11 23:46:11 UTC 1999

	Do any of the Hindu deities have Dravidian names that can be dated
to a very early period?
	Can other any Hindu loanwords from Dravidian, Mon-Khmer, etc. be
dated to a period corresponding to the fall of Mohendjo-Daro?

[ moderator snip ]

>This, however, is somewhat more secure. Several of the mythic and artistic
>elements later so characteristic of Sanskrit culture appear to be present
>in Indus Valley artwork. So substantial borrowing in the areas of
>religion, myth and art, at least, seems well supported.
>May the peace of God be with you.         sarima at ix.netcom.com

Rick Mc Callister
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus MS 39701

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