Article

Scribal Traditions from Highland Mesoamerica (300–1000 ad)

Javier Urcid

in The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390933
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195390933.013.0065

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Scribal Traditions from Highland Mesoamerica (300–1000 ad)

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology by Region
  • History of Art

GO

Preview

This article assesses what we presently know of scribal practices between 300 and 1000 ad in “highland Mesoamerica.” Specifically, the focus is on reckonings of time, writing at Teotihuacan, scripts and historicity, and scribal emulations in the context of interregional interaction.

Keywords: Mesoamerican writing; scribal practices; scripts; Teotihuacan

Article.  4420 words. 

Subjects: Archaeology ; Archaeology by Region ; History of Art

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribeRecommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »