Non-Indic sustrate vocabulary

Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Thu Mar 8 14:22:53 UTC 2001

Is what we do have just limited to carved seals?

>The basic problem is that we just don't have enough writing in the Indus
>Valley script to be able to being to understand it.  Probably because most of
>their writing was on some perishable material -- ink on palm leaves, at a
>guess.  Until and unless someone comes up with a store of fortuitously
>preserved material, equivalent to the Vindolandia wooden tablets, it's all

>It's a pity they didn't use clay, like the Mesopotamians.

Rick Mc Callister
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus MS 39701

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