KAMINALJUYU STELA 10: Script classification and linguistic affiliation

  title={KAMINALJUYU STELA 10: Script classification and linguistic affiliation},
  author={David F. Mora-Mar{\'i}n},
  journal={Ancient Mesoamerica},
  pages={63 - 87}
This paper examines various lines of evidence for the classification and linguistic affiliation of writing at Late Preclassic Kaminaljuyu. The linguistic evidence for the ethnic composition of the Maya highlands and Pacific slopes during the Late Preclassic period points to contact among Ch'olan-Tzeltalan, Greater K'iche'an, and other non-Mayan languages, and to a dominant political economic role of Ch'olan-Tzeltalan. The epigraphic evidence supports classifying the script together with the… 


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