Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs

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Hippocrene Books, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 416 pages
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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.

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Acknowledgments vi
Guide to Dictionary Entries 15
n 177
P 199
s 211
tz 241
u 253
Language Indices 323
English 346
Spanish 370
Index of Visual Elements 393
Subject Indices 399
Days 400
Long Count 401

w 261
y 279
Emblem Glyphs 307
Lords of the Night 319
VerbsVerbal Phrases 403
Pronouns 409
TNumbers 411

About the author (2002)

montgomery is an illustrator, epigrapher, writer, and ph.d. candidate in the field of precolumbian art at the university of new mexico

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