Harappan language (latest Frontline URL)

Venkatraman Iyer venkatraman_iyer at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 16 19:55:00 UTC 2000

Dr. S. Hodge wrote:
>Have you also seen Malati Shendge's recent book "The Language
>of the Harrapans".  She has the interesting theory that there
>was also a strong Akkadian influence on this language which was
>taken over into the language of the Rg Veda.  In particular she
>draws attention to the names of the various Asuras which she links
>to Akkadian names.  She also believes that Asura is linked via
>Asur to the Assyrians. Probably very contentious but still worth a look.

Horseplay in Harappa by Malati Shendge,
and Witzel-Farmer response. Read at:

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