The Western Lines

September 20, 2009

Cracking the Maya Code

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,Archaeology,Cracking the Maya Code — ralphbuttigieg @ 5:38 pm

The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind a riddle: an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on stone monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. Because the invading Spanish suppressed nearly all knowledge of how the script worked, unlocking its meaning posed one of archaeology’s fiercest challenges. Until now, in this documentary titled Cracking the Maya Code.

http://www.youtube.com/v/56t6WSbg7eY&hl=en&fs=1&

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