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Maya writing – Ancient Central America

By |2018-04-11T09:22:20+00:00September 9th, 2017|Central America, Literature|

A page from the Madrid Codex It's possible that the Maya learned how to write from the Olmec, but there aren't any definite examples of early Olmec writing, so it might also have been the Maya who invented writing in the Americas. Like most other writing systems, Maya writing is a syllabary, not an [...]