The Olmec "earliest pre-Columbian writing" dated between 1100 BCE and 900 BCE, with a set of 62 symbols, 28 of which are unique. There are also well-documented later hieroglyphs known as "Epi-Olmec", some who believe that Epi-Olmec may represent a transitional script between an earlier Olmec writing system and Mayan writing.

The Olmec "earliest pre-Columbian writing" dated between 1100 BCE and 900 BCE, with a set of 62 symbols, 28 of which are unique. There are also well-documented later hieroglyphs known as "Epi-Olmec", some who believe that Epi-Olmec may represent a transitional script between an earlier Olmec writing system and Mayan writing.

Teotihuacan, Mexico - (detail of tserpents on temple) Temple of the Feathered Serpent is the modern-day name for the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian site in central Mexico. In the 1980s more than a hundred possibly-sacrificial victims were found buried beneath the structure. The burials, like the structure, are dated to some time between 150 and 200 CE.

Teotihuacan, Mexico - (detail of tserpents on temple) Temple of the Feathered Serpent is the modern-day name for the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian site in central Mexico. In the 1980s more than a hundred possibly-sacrificial victims were found buried beneath the structure. The burials, like the structure, are dated to some time between 150 and 200 CE.

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Original artwork from Palenque, Mexico. You can barely see what must have been brightly colored.

Original artwork from Palenque, Mexico. You can barely see what must have been brightly colored.

Urna Con la figura del dios Cocijo Cultura Zapoteca Periodo clásico tardío 600-900 d. C. Arcilla modelada 33.5 x 29.5 x 19 cm. Colección CONACULTA-INAH-MEX

Urna Con la figura del dios Cocijo Cultura Zapoteca Periodo clásico tardío 600-900 d. C. Arcilla modelada 33.5 x 29.5 x 19 cm. Colección CONACULTA-INAH-MEX

The circular clay tablet shown above was discovered 150 years ago at Nineveh, the capital of ancient Assyria, in what is now Iraq. The tablet shows drawings of constellations and pictogram-based text known as cuneiform which was used by the Sumerians, the earliest known civilization in the world... scientists had failed to decipher the tablet. In 2008, two scientists, Alan Bond and Mark Hempsell, Bristol University, cracked the cuneiform code, reconstructing the night sky June 29, 3123 BC

The circular clay tablet shown above was discovered 150 years ago at Nineveh, the capital of ancient Assyria, in what is now Iraq. The tablet shows drawings of constellations and pictogram-based text known as cuneiform which was used by the Sumerians, the earliest known civilization in the world... scientists had failed to decipher the tablet. In 2008, two scientists, Alan Bond and Mark Hempsell, Bristol University, cracked the cuneiform code, reconstructing the night sky June 29, 3123 BC


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Museo de Historia Mexicana - Museo del Noreste - Museo del Palacio. Urna con la figura del dios Cocijo. Cultura Zapoteca Periodo clásico tardío 600-900 d. C. Arcilla modelada 33.5 x 29.5 x 19 cm. Colección CONACULTA-INAH-MEX Ubicación: Sala 1, Museo de Historia Mexicana

Museo de Historia Mexicana - Museo del Noreste - Museo del Palacio. Urna con la figura del dios Cocijo. Cultura Zapoteca Periodo clásico tardío 600-900 d. C. Arcilla modelada 33.5 x 29.5 x 19 cm. Colección CONACULTA-INAH-MEX Ubicación: Sala 1, Museo de Historia Mexicana

Original artwork from Palenque, Mexico. You can barely see what must have been brightly colored.

Original artwork from Palenque, Mexico. You can barely see what must have been brightly colored.

Monument 114 de Toniná, Classique tardif (600-900 apr. J.-C.), Calcaire, Toniná, Chiapas, Mexique © Musée du site de Toniná, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexique Photographe: Ignacio Guevara

Monument 114 de Toniná, Classique tardif (600-900 apr. J.-C.), Calcaire, Toniná, Chiapas, Mexique © Musée du site de Toniná, Ocosingo, Chiapas, Mexique Photographe: Ignacio Guevara

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