Dictionary Of Maya Hieroglyphs

Dictionary Of Maya Hieroglyphs

by John Montgomery
     
 

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This authoritative work is the first visual dictionary of Maya glyphs published since the script's complete deciphering, offering a much-needed, comprehensive catalogue of 1100 secured glyphs. Each entry includes the illustrated glyph, its phonetic transcription, Mayan equivalent, part of speech, and meaning.

About the Author

John Montgomery is an illustrator,

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This authoritative work is the first visual dictionary of Maya glyphs published since the script's complete deciphering, offering a much-needed, comprehensive catalogue of 1100 secured glyphs. Each entry includes the illustrated glyph, its phonetic transcription, Mayan equivalent, part of speech, and meaning.

About the Author

John Montgomery is an illustrator, epigrapher, writer, and PhD candidate in the field of Pre-Columbian Art at the University of New Mexico. He also teaches art history at the South-western Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque. A long and varied experience in Central America first inspired his interest in the ancient Maya. His glyphic illustrations based on a lifetime of involvement with Maya glyph decipherment. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781808620
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
428
Sales rank:
785,383
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

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