Deciphering the Maya Code

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Researchers in Bonn are busy compiling a dictionary and a text database on the Maya culture of the Classic period. The project will run for 15 years. It is attached to the Dept. for Greek and Latin Philology, the Dept. of Romance Studies and the Dept. for the Anthropology of the Americas at the University of Bonn. The project is headed by Professor Nikolai Grube, a renowned international expert on research on the Mayas and a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

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