• Boris F. Hlebec University of Belgrade Faculty of Philology English Department



Indus Valley script, Mohenjo-Daro, Harappa, Vinča script, Byblos “pseudo-hieroglyphic” script, ideogram, prayer, goddess.


Belief in goddesses helping mothers to have healthy and numerous offspring covered vast expanses of Europe and Middle East during several million years from the Neolithic to the period of early Christianity. In addition to material finds, this has been proven by reading many inscriptions from Lepenski Vir, Vinča, Byblos, and the territories of the present Portugal, France, Ukraine, and Russia, all written in a kind of Vinča ideographic/logographic script. Based on the previous readings of Vinča script, the article presents an interpretation of a large number of seals from Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa made in the third millennium BC by members of the Proto-Indian civilisation.


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How to Cite

Hlebec, B. F. . (2023). THE SECRET OF INDUS VALLEY SEALS UNSEALED . PHILOLOGIST – Journal of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies, 14(28), 515–535.