This book is the first comprehensive documentation of Rongorongo, Easter Island's enigmatic script and Oceania's only known pre-twentieth-century writing system. The author tells the full history of rongorongo's exciting discovery and the many attempts at a decipherment and provides full transcriptions of all the 25 surviving rongorongo inscriptions along with detailed photographs of nearly every incised artifact.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Series:||Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics Series , #14|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)|
|Lexile:||1380L (what's this?)|
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