Posted on November 9, 2022 at 3:57 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In other news of incredibly old writing ... the New York Times previewed a book on one specific example a few weeks ago.

The modern book in question is Códice Maya de México: Understanding the Oldest Surviving Book of the Americas; its topic, the fragments of a Mayan codex from 1100 that escaped being destroyed by the invading Spanish.

Admire a few images from the Códice Maya de México and learn more of its backstory — and continued relevance — in the NY Times.

The book about it comes out November 22. 

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