Tuesday, February 2, 2010


Recently a scholar who has been studying the pictographs that we find in Monenjodaro and Harappan civilization, has noted the similarity between a figure who appears to be carrying a large pot, to a similar pictograph in the Edakkal caves. It is a common metaphor of the body to relate it to an earthen pot, and this may have suggested itself to people who had begun making vessels out of clay, using the potter's wheel

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