Dresden Codex

The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book, the oldest surviving from the Americas, dating to the 13th or 14th century. The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden, Germany, hence the book's present name. It is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library.

Images from "Dresden Codex, Mayan Art, and enjoying an unknowable other"

Deciphering the Maya Script - talk by Michael Coe (Yale University)

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