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The double-body glyphs and palaeographic chronology in the rongorongo script

@inproceedings{Wieczorek2011TheDG,
  title={The double-body glyphs and palaeographic chronology in the rongorongo script},
  author={Rafal Wieczorek},
  year={2011}
}
  • Rafal Wieczorek
  • Published 2011
  • Art
  • In the rongorongo script we encounter many anthropomorphic glyphs with an enlarged body and a hole in the belly. Based primarily on structural evidence present in parallel passages, it is argued that hollow-belly glyphs are in fact a compact form of two normal-belly single anthropomorphic glyphs. The scriptural evolution from two single-body glyphs into one double-body glyph was gradual and its various stages can be seen in different rongorongo inscriptions. The presence of these double-body… CONTINUE READING
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