The Madrid Codex

The Madrid Codex : New Approaches to Understanding an Ancient Maya Manuscript

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Offers calendrical models and methodologies for reading, dating, and interpreting the general significance of the Madrid Codex. This volume includes texts and images painted by scribes conversant in Maya hieroglyphic writing, a written means of communication practised by Maya elites from the second to the fifteenth centuries AD.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 468 pages
  • 162 x 226 x 32mm | 798.34g
  • University Press of Colorado
  • Colorado, United States
  • English
  • colour & b/w illus
  • 0870817868
  • 9780870817861