Skip to comments.Wall with Maya Seignior Glyphs Discovered at Archaeological Zone
Posted on 02/07/2010 9:46:03 AM PST by SunkenCiv
A wall with a rich glyphic text that includes the complete name of the ruler that founded one of the most important Maya military seigniories was discovered in Tonina Archaeological Zone, in Chiapas. Epigraphists point out that the finding will bring in new information regarding Maya grammar, since it shows linguistic features yet to be deciphered.
The discovery adds up to the sarcophagus recently uncovered by specialists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). The wall dated in 708 AD was detected at El Palacio; a stucco portrait of K'inich B'aaknal Chaahk, the most powerful seignior of the ancient Maya city, was found as well.
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The discovery adds up to the sarcophagus recently uncovered by specialists. EFE/Héctor Montaño/INAH.
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About 20m years ago, I stopped at a huge rock a little off the road...and with my nifty stone carving tools...carved some initials of someone who was near the area about 200 years ago...and gleefully carved 1789.
I figured you wuz up to somethin’... ;’)
These guys had some serious noses.
Does that have any significance in their cosmology?
Does the nose, know? Something doesn’t smell right.
Well sure — haven’t you ever read Von Danniken’s “Nostrils of the Gods”? ;’)
Didn’t he say those great big beaks were representations of masks that provided them the methane gas they needed to survive on our planet?
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