This three-sided sealing depicts a male cult figure seated in a yogic posture on a throne, a bull-like animal, and five characters in the Indus script.
Harle, J. C., and Andrew Topsfield, Indian Art in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1987), no. 1 on p. 3, p. 44, illus. p. 3
Parpola, Asko, Deciphering the Indus Script (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994), illus. p.186 fig. 10.11
Srinivasan, Doris, ‘The So-Called Proto-śiva Seal from Mohenjo-Daro: An Iconological Assessment’, Archives of Asian Art, 29, (1975-1976), pp. 55-56, illus. p. 54 figs 13-15
Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 24 May 2006-23 December 2008, Treasures: Antiquities, Eastern Art, Coins, and Casts: Exhibition Guide, Rune Frederiksen, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2006), no. 82 on p. 31, illus. p. 31
Ahuja, Naman, ‘Early Indian Art at the Ashmolean Museum - Catalogue in progress’, 2016, no. 11.1
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