Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing - Houston, Stephen (Editor), and Mazariegos, Oswaldo Chinchilla (Editor), and Stuart, David (Editor)
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The Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing is an important story of intellectual discovery and a tale of code breaking comparable to the interpreting of Egyptian hieroglyphs and the decoding of cuneiform. This book provides a history of the interpretation of Maya hieroglyphs. Introductory essays offer the historical context and describe the personalities and theories of the many authors who contributed to the understanding of these ancient glyphs.

Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing 2001, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806132044