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A concordance to the inscriptions of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico

Author: William M Ringle; Thomas Cedric Smith-Stark
Publisher: New Orleans : Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, 1996.
Series: Publication (Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute), 62.
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"The concordance for all known hieroglyphic texts from the late classic lowland Maya city of Palenque employs a very useful revision and extension of the standard Thompson system for transcribing Maya glyphs. A transcription of the texts includes brief commentaries indicating generally accepted interpretations (and sometimes corresponding Mayan readings) for many of the more straightforward glyphs. Includes a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Ringle; Thomas Cedric Smith-Stark
ISBN: 0939238934 9780939238934
OCLC Number: 25630088
Notes: Accompanying computer disc has title: The Maya hieroglyphic catalog.
Description: x, 361 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 computer laser optical disc
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM compatible PC; Windows 3.1.
Series Title: Publication (Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute), 62.
Other Titles: Inscriptions of Palenque
Responsibility: William M. Ringle and Thomas C. Smith-Stark.

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"The concordance for all known hieroglyphic texts from the late classic lowland Maya city of Palenque employs a very useful revision and extension of the standard Thompson system for transcribing Maya glyphs. A transcription of the texts includes brief commentaries indicating generally accepted interpretations (and sometimes corresponding Mayan readings) for many of the more straightforward glyphs. Includes a revised glyph catalog with a full listing of changes to Thompson's system and discussion of the rationale for them"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

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