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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ancient Indus Passports?

Ancient Indus Passports? Three unusual round pendants of baked clay discovered in Kanmer, Gujarat, near Dholavira by a Japanese team. Each has a hole in its center and the impression of an animal resembling a unicorn. The reverse sides have different Indus script signs on them. Because the same animal seal was pressed into each of them, Prof. Toshiki Osada speculates that "they may have served as a passport for those traveling between different regions.