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An Example of Preclassic Mayan Writing?

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Science  03 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5765, pp. 1249-1250
DOI: 10.1126/science.1122724

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Archaeological discoveries at San Bartolo, Guatemala, have provided a rich trove of information about Maya culture. Painted hieroglyphs in an early temple at this site suggest that Mayan writing had developed by 200 to 300 B.C.