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How To Read Maya Hieroglyphs
     

How To Read Maya Hieroglyphs

by John Montgomery
 

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This comprehensive guide to deciphering Maya hieroglyphs contains a complete outline of the writing, presenting individual signs and their meanings, the script's grammatical structure and content, and explanations of the sophisticated Maya calendrical and mathematical systems.

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This comprehensive guide to deciphering Maya hieroglyphs contains a complete outline of the writing, presenting individual signs and their meanings, the script's grammatical structure and content, and explanations of the sophisticated Maya calendrical and mathematical systems.

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Travels in Central America tweaked epigrapher and illustrator Montgomery's interest in the ancient Maya. After reviewing the two- century effort to decipher the script, he describes its elements and how they combine into text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780781810203
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
New Language Guides
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
0.78(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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