On a “kinetic”-like sequence in rongorongo tablet “Mamari”

  title={On a “kinetic”-like sequence in rongorongo tablet “Mamari”},
  author={Tomi S. Melka},
  journal={Writing Systems Research},
  pages={54 - 72}
  • Tomi S. Melka
  • Published 2013
  • Philosophy
  • Writing Systems Research
  • Abstract The paper addresses the question of “kinetic”-like attributes observed on a choice of glyphs in rongorongo tablet “Mamari” (lines 9–10, side b, text C). This tablet, a medium-sized rongorongo text, as near as I can tell, has been aptly referred to by researchers and commentators as containing mixed genres. “Mamari” also has a unique place in the corpus of Easter Island inscriptions due to its “lunar calendar” fragment. The sequence in Cb9–10 elicits interest since it may shed light on… CONTINUE READING
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