Harappan era drawings discovered near Hampi, Karnataka

Pictographs of Harappan (Sindhu) era discovered near Hampi. The pictographs are available in Gondi dialect.

Created On: Nov 5, 2014 16:16 ISTModified On: Nov 5, 2014 16:54 IST

Experts discovered at least 20 drawings of the Harappan (Sindhu) era in Gondi dialect near Hampi, Karnataka. The drawings were found on a boulder on top of a hill near Talwarghatta that is adjacent to river Tungbhadra.

The script used on the boulders was identified as Harappan culture-based script in Gondi dialect by Experts in Gondi script, including Dr. Moti Ravan Kangale and Prakash Salame of Nagpur. The Gondi dialect includes aalin (man), sary (road/way), nel (paddy), sukkum (star/dot), nooru (headman).

Such drawings are found in Chhattisgarh and also in interior structures of Gotuls (learning centres for youths) in Bastar region.


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