Posted 31 July, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Maya epigraphy workshop taught community leaders

The Maya epigraphy was the focus of a workshop offered by the expert Nikolai Gruble, representative of the University of Hamburg, Germany and held at the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology of our country. The event was titled "The current state of decipherment of Maya hieroglyphic writing: what we have achieved and what is still missing "and was witnessed by community leaders and scholars of Maya culture.

The event was coordinated by the Directorate General of Cultural Development and Strengthening of Cultures, represented by its owner Demetrio Cojtí, who inaugurated the workshop. For its development had the collaboration of the Center for Research and Study of Maya epigraphy "Sak Chuwen". The activity was held on Wednesday 30 July.

The inauguration of the activity was conducted by Demetrio Cojtí, who stressed the importance of this conference as they commemorate 25 years of this teaching to indigenous communities. For his part, Dr. Grube said: "For me is a great honor to be here with you and am very grateful for the invitation these workshops. I am very happy for those who show interest in the Maya writing ".

These workshops taught from 1987 and have been conducted by different scholars of the subject and make it as a contribution to our culture. At the close of business, the Director of Cultural Heritage, Oscar Mora, gave recognition to Nikolai Grube for their support in this workshop.

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