LAS 381 • AN INRODUCTION TO MAYA WRITING, GRAMMAR AND ORTHOGRAPHY
This seminar will be a general and systematic introduction to Maya hieroglyphic writing. It will present the basic paradigms of the current decipherment. The principle methods of structural analysis and pattern recognition will be taught. The focus will be on a systematic understanding of the grammar and writing principles/orthographic rules. We will use hieroglyphic inscriptions from many different sources.