Alfred Maudslay and the Maya

Alfred Maudslay and the Maya

by Ian Graham
     
 

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This biography, the first ever published of Alfred Maudslay (1850-1931), describes a fascinating man. Maudslay worked as a junior Colonial Office official in the South Seas, but found his true vocation aged thirty-one, when he arrived in Guatemala, where he played a crucial role in the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphic writing.See more details below

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This biography, the first ever published of Alfred Maudslay (1850-1931), describes a fascinating man. Maudslay worked as a junior Colonial Office official in the South Seas, but found his true vocation aged thirty-one, when he arrived in Guatemala, where he played a crucial role in the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphic writing.

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ISBN-13:
9780714125619
Publisher:
British Museum Press
Publication date:
12/31/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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