CNWA vol.7

polowka7CONTRIBUTIONS IN NEW WORLD ARCHAEOLOGY

 vol. 7 (2014)

MESOAMERICAN WRITING SYSTEMS

 Edited by: Christophe Helmke & Jarosław Źrałka

Assistant editor: Monika Banach

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

 

From the editors

 

Agnieszka Hamann

Why is it so difficult to understand the language of a culture that is gone? The challenges of Maya decipherment in cognitive linguistic perspective

 

Harri Kettunen

Corpus epigraphy: Linguistic implications and didactic applications

 

Katarzyna Mikulska

On numbers, tables and calendars: When writing appeared

 

Christophe Helmke and Jesper Nielsen

If mountains could speak: Ancient toponyms recorded at Teotihuacan, Mexico

 

Jesper Nielsen and Christophe Helmke

House of the Serpent Mat, House of Fire: The names of buildings in Teotihuacan writing

 

Ángel Iván Rivera Guzmán

Hablando sobre los ancestros: una mandíbula humana con grabados de estilo ńuińe

 

Jerome A. Offner

Why the Mapa de Metlatoyuca is not the Map of Metlatoyuca: It is the Mapa de Taxco (Tlachco), Municipio Tetela de Ocampo, Puebla, Mexico

 

Justyna Olko

Alphabetic writing in the hands of the colonial Nahua nobility

 

Victoriano de la Cruz Cruz

La escritura náhuatl y los procesos de su revitalización