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Deciphering Maya hieroglyphs

Author: Christopher Jones
Publisher: Philadelphia : University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Christopher, 1937-
Deciphering Maya hieroglyphs.
Philadelphia : University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
(OCoLC)656512837
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Jones
OCLC Number: 11641566
Description: 78 leaves (1 folded) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction : Maya language ; History of Maya writing ; Glyph composition ; Ideographs and syllables --
Recognizing hieroglyphs : Event glyphs ; Period endings ; Inauguration of accession ; Birth and death ; Conquest ; Name phrases ; Titles ; Rulers' names ; Rulers of Tikal ; Emblem glyphs ; Two parallel name-phrase passages ; Numerals ; The 360-day cycle ; The initial series ; The secondary series ; The 260-day cycle ; The day signs ; The 365-day cycle ; The month signs ; The patrons of the months ; The gods of the night ; The lunar count ; The moon age ; The moon number ; The moon types --
Performing calculations : How to find calendar round dates for long count positions ; How to find long count positions for calendar round dates ; How to calculate the Maya way ; How to find moon ages, moon numbers, and glyph G ; How to correlate Maya dates to the Christian calendar --
Selected Maya texts --
Answers to calculations : Distances number calculations ; Selected Maya text calculations --
A tentative Maya hieroglyphic syllabary --
An annotated reading list --
References cited.
Responsibility: Christopher Jones ; illustrated by Carl P. Beetz.

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