The Maya calendar : a book of months, 400-2000 CE /

This reference work collects, defines and relates the month names in every recorded Maya calendrical tradition, starting from their creation as hieroglyphics during the Classic period (200-900 CE) to the present day.

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Main Author: Lamb, Weldon, 1953- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017]
Series:Recovering languages and literacies of the Americas.
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