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VIRTUAL - SASA Mini Reading Group: A Brief Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphic Writing

January 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 19, 2022

This is an online event.

Previous participation and previous knowledge not required.

Are you curious about how Maya hieroglyphs are read and what they say? Maya glyphs are one of the most visually interesting writing systems in the world, and are still being deciphered today. In this reading group, we will learn about the process of decipherment, how to read Maya glyphs, and where you can find more resources to continue learning!

Here is what you will be able to do at the end of the reading group:

Outline the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphic writing from the past through today
Demonstrate basic competency in Maya calendrics and numeric functions
Identify the most common Maya syllabograms and logograms
Interpret captions found in important Maya works of art
3-Week Text-In-Translation Reading Group

Wednesdays @ 3pm EST

Jan. 5th

Jan. 12th

Jan. 19th

Participants only need to register for each Reading Group once, you will receive links to our Live Syllabus where readings and discussions are posted in the confirmation email.

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