Current Studies on the Indus Civilization : Vol. IX

By: Toshiki Osada & Hitoshi Endo (Eds)

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Contents: Preface. 1. Crocodile in the Indus civilization and later South Asian traditions/Asko Parpola. 2. On the Asiatic wild asses and their vernacular names/Asko Parpola and Juha Janhunen. 3. The Harappan unicorn in Eurasian and South Asian perspectives/Asko Parpola. 4. Unicorn Mammoth whale: mythological and etymological connections of zoonyms in North and East Asia/Juha Janhunen. 5. The Harappa culture in North Gujarat: a regional paradigm/P. Ajithprasad and V.H. Sonawane. The book contains papers concerning several animals, i.e. crocodile ass and unicorn written by the Finnish eminent scholar on Indus script, Professor Asko Parpola and his colleague in Helsinki University, Professor Juha Janhunen who has specialized on the Mongolic Tugusic and Turkic languages widely spoken in Eurasia. These animals motifs are found not only in the Indus seals but also in the several mythological literatures from Eurasia, including India. Printed Pages: 269

Title: Current Studies on the Indus Civilization : Vol. IX

Author Name: Toshiki Osada & Hitoshi Endo (Eds)

Categories: Archaeology, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173049483

ISBN 13: 9788173049484

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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