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Friday, January 06, 2006

Earliest Maya Writing Found in Guatemala, Researchers Say
As reported by National Geographic News today, evidence of Maya writing that dates to 2,300 years ago has turned up in a pyramidal structure in Guatemala. Researchers excavating the ruins in the northeastern part of the country say the finding could be among the earliest Maya written material ever found.

None of this work would have been possible without Yuri Knorosov, the Russian scholar who was the first to decipher the Maya script. Our film KNOROSOV: THE DECIPHERMENT OF THE MAYAN SCRIPT traces the history of the ancient Mayan codices since their discovery, and relates the fantastic story of Knorosov and his accomplishment.

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