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Contributions in New World Archaeology, vol. 7, Mesoamerican Writing Systems

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Description: softcover, 209 pp. (24x17 cm), ills, maps
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Contributions in New World Archaeology, vol. 7, Mesoamerican Writing Systems, Special Issue, Proceedings of the 3rd Maya Conference Mesoamerican Writing Systems, February 21-24, 2013, Cracow, ed. by C. Helmke, J. Zralka, Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Institute of Archaeology, Krakow 2014

From the editors
Agnieszka Hamann
Why is it so difficult to understand the language of a culture that is gone? The challenges of Maya decipherment in cognitive linguistic perspective
Harri Kettunen
Corpus epigraphy: Linguistic implications and didactic applications
Katarzyna Mikulska
On numbers, tables and calendars: When writing appeared
Christophe Helmke and Jesper Nielsen
If mountains could speak: Ancient toponyms recorded at Teotihuacan, Mexico
Jesper Nielsen and Christophe Helmke
House of the Serpent Mat, House of Fire: The names of buildings in Teotihuacan writing
Ángel Iván Rivera Guzmán
Hablando sobre los ancestros: una mandíbula humana con grabados de estilo ñuiñe
Jerome A. Offner
Why the Mapa de Metlatoyuca is not the Map of Metlatoyuca: It is the Mapa de Taxco (Tlachco), Municipio Tetela de Ocampo, Puebla, Mexico
Justyna Olko
Alphabetic writing in the hands of the colonial Nahua nobility
Victoriano de la Cruz
La escritura náhuatl y los procesos de su revitalización