Did the Olmec Know How to Write?

@article{Bruhns2007DidTO,
  title={Did the Olmec Know How to Write?},
  author={Karen Olsen Bruhns and Nancy L. Kelker},
  journal={Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={315},
  pages={1365 - 1366}
}
In their Research Article “Earliest writing in America” (15 Sept. 2006, p. [1610][1]), Ma. del Carmen Rodriguez Martinez et al . suggest that the inscribed “Cascajal block” is the first discovery of Olmec writing. Although we agree with the authors that it is possible that the Olmec did 
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