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    DescriptionAround one hundred thirty years ago the discovery was made that the jungles of southern Mexico and the neighboring countries contained the scattered remains of a high civilization, the Maya, with a system of writing undecipherable and related to no other form known. In the last hundred years the system has gradually yielded its secrets, glyph by glyph, with the eventual result that we can now read a fair amount of the inscriptions. One of the truly great figures in this unfoldment was the late Sylvanus G. Morley of the Carnegie Institution.


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    Title
    An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sylvanus Griswold Morley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 390 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486231082
    ISBN 10: 0486231089
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLCM
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 50
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLCM
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC19: 497.4
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FOR031000
    DC22: 497.4
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 497/.4
    LC classification: F1435.3.P6
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC062000
    LC classification: F1435.3.P6 M67 1975
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHTB, CJ, NHK, JBSL11
    Illustrations note
    117 illustrations
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    21 August 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York