Breaking the Mayan Code

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This is a short, but fascinating study of Mayan hieroglyphics and an activity using an artificial language composed of wingding symbols to decipher a passage about Mayan daily life. The purpose is to enlighten students on Mayan life and show them how difficult it is to translate hieroglyphics when you don't have a dictionary of sorts to help you. Background information, artificial picture alphabet with English letters below, cultural passage, and answer key provided. See similar activities with Cuneiform, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Greek alphabet, and Braille alphabet.
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Breaking the Mayan Code
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