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The crow had a key role in the sea trade between Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley, says Dr Manzur Ejaz

Painting of Indus Civilization by Artist Manzoor Solangi

Painting of Indus Civilization by Artist Manzoor Solangi

Please note- Dr Manzur Ejaz taught at the Punjab University, Lahore, for many years and now lives in Virginia
Courtesy and Thanks: Friday Times, February 20-26,2009 -Vol.XX1,No.1 & Wichaar.com
From time immemorial, legend has it that love sick girls would wait for the crow to bring the good news of a lover’s arrival. The crow’s chatter on the roof was a sure sign that the lover was on his way. In folk songs like “Maey ni kag banairay uttay bolia” (O mother, the crow has spoken), and in many other such songs, idioms and parables, the crow plays a central role as the keeper of secrets.

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