Hieroglyphic Work

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Bonn Researchers want to compile a book of Maya signs

The Maya had about 800 signs for writing, of which only a portion has been deciphered to date. Researchers from North Rhine-Westphalia now want to decipher the hieroglyphs. This could last for many years. The Maya built gigantic pyramids, were masters at calculating, and left behind some 800 mysterious signs. Researchers want to study the Maya hieroglyphs and compile a “Dictionary of Classic Mayan” in a 15-year-long project.

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