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The Splendor of Ancient Maya Hieroglyphs

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Nov
1

Friday

6:00PM

The Splendor of Ancient Maya Hieroglyphs

Location: Museum Boardroom

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Friday, November 1
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Museum Boardroom

Epigrapher and calligrapher Dr. Mark Van Stone gives an audiovisual lecture exploring the mystery and beauty of Maya hieroglyphs. Only deciphered since about 1980, the ongoing translation of this unique writing system has revealed insight into the Maya, from the victories of kings to names of demons to personalized chocolate drinking vessels. Bring pen and paper to learn how to write in ancient Maya.

Sponsored by the Latin American Arts Council.

NOTE: the program guide said 5:00 p.m. start time, but the start time is 6:00 p.m.

$10 LAAC members and Museum members | $15 nonmembers | $10 seniors | $5 military, students

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Date:
November 1, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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