Print Course View Syllabus Textbooks
ANTH 717 01 (22449) /ARCG417/ARCG717/ANTH417
Maya Hieroglyphic Writing
Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos
T 9.25-11.15 SA10 105
Spring 2014 
 
An introduction to the study of ancient Maya hieroglyphic writing from southern Mexico and northern Central America. Topics include the principles of the Maya writing system, an overview of the Maya calendar, and a revision of the dynastic and religious contents of the inscriptions and codices, with comparisons with related writing systems in Mesoamerica and elsewhere in the ancient world.