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 Front Cover
 Preface
 Title Page
 Table of Contents
 Outline of the problem
 Epigraphic Data
 Stylistic data
 Deductions and surmises from epigraphic...
 Migration from southern mexico...
 The olmec
 Summary and conclusions
 Appendices
 Reference






Group Title: Theoretical approaches to problems, Carnegie institution of Washington. Division of historical research., No. 1, July 1941
Title: Dating of certain inscriptions of non-Maya origin
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 Material Information
Title: Dating of certain inscriptions of non-Maya origin
Series Title: Theoretical approaches to problems, Carnegie institution of Washington. Division of historical research
Physical Description: 1 p. l., 85 p. : plates, diagr. ; 28 x 21 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Thompson, John Eric Sidney, 1898-
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Cambridge Mass
Publication Date: 1941]
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Picture-writing, Indian   ( lcsh )
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities   ( lcsh )
Indians of Central America -- Antiquities   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Bibliography: "References": p. 77-85.
Statement of Responsibility: by J. Eric S. Thompson.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00054953
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 04350155
lccn - 45027734

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Preface
        Page i
        Page ii
    Title Page
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Table of Contents
        Page 3
        Page 4
    Outline of the problem
        Page 5
    Epigraphic Data
        Page 6
        Glyphless numerical coefficients on Maya inscriptions
            Page 6
            Page 7
        Glyphless numerical coefficients on supposedly non-Maya inscriptions
            Page 8
            The Tuxtla statuette
                Page 8
                Page 9
            Monument 1, el baul
                Page 10
                Page 11
                Page 12
            Cerro de las mesas
                Page 13
            Stela c, tres zapotes
                Page 14
            Stela 1, Alvarado
                Page 15
            Stela 1, Piedra Labrada
                Page 15
        The 400-day year
            Page 15
        Starting points of counts
            Page 16
        Use of bars and dots and non-Maya glyphs in southern Guatemala
            Page 17
        Use of bars and dots and zapotecoid glyphs in Mexico
            Page 18
            Page 19
        Possible year-bearer glyphs on Esuintla monuments
            Page 20
        Summary of epigraphic data
            Page 20
    Stylistic data
        Page 21
        Stylistic affinities of escuintla monuments
            Page 21
            Page 22
            Page 23
        Sculptures of Kaminaljuyu
            Page 24
        Resemblances between monuments of southern Guatemala and southern Chiapas
            Page 25
            Page 26
        Stylistic affinities of the tuxtla statuette
            Page 27
            Page 28
        Stylistic affinities of stela c, tres zapotes
            Page 29
        Stylistic affinities of stela 1, cerro de las mesas
            Page 30
        Summary of stylistic data
            Page 30
    Deductions and surmises from epigraphic and stylistic data
        Page 31
    Migration from southern mexico to the pacific coast of Guatemala
        Page 32
        Page 33
    The olmec
        Page 34
        Page 35
        Page 36
        Page 37
        Problems of dating traits
            Page 38
            Page 39
            Stone yokes and flat stone heads
                Page 40
                Page 41
            Plumbate and fine orange wares
                Page 42
            Nicoya effigy vessels in polychrome
                Page 42
            Tecali and marble vases
                Page 43
            Monkey effigy vessels
                Page 44
                Page 45
            Chacmool sculptures
                Page 46
            Colossal stone heads
                Page 47
            Deities falling from the sky
                Page 48
            The volador ceremony and birdmen
                Page 48
            Phallic cults
                Page 49
                Page 50
            The eagle cult
                Page 51
            Figures on pedestals
                Page 51
    Summary and conclusions
        Page 52
        Page 53
        Page 54
        Page 55
        Page 56
    Appendices
        Page 57
        Distribution of traits
            Page 57
            Page 58
            Page 59
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        Arguments against Thesis
            Page 73
            Page 74
        Nomenclature of Esquintla monuments
            Page 75
            Page 76
    Reference
        Page 77
        Page 78
        Page 79
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