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Scientists claim to have found language of ancient Indus civilisation

by Pat Coate | May 13, 2009
"If it's real writing, we have a chance to know their language and to get to know more about their religion and other aspects of their culture."
- Asko Parpola, indology professor

Elaborate symbols drawn on to amulets and tablets by an ancient civilisation belong to an unknown language, according to a new analysis by researchers.

The controversial claim raises the prospect of deciphering the written words of one of the most mysterious civilisations known, and so opening a window onto the ancient culture.

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