General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 19 Sep 2017/8 Reed
Text Size:

Link to page about the Maya Calendar
Today's Maya date is: 13.0.4.14.13 - 1734 days into the new cycle!
Link to page of interest to teachers
Click to find out how we can help you!
Search the Site (type in white box):

HOT TIP
‘Puzzling Pictograms’
‘Puzzling Pictograms’
Download below an activity sheet jointly produced by Mexicolore and the British Museum
Scroll glyph, Codex Borbonicus

Ideas for PICTOGRAMS...

We cannot do justice to Aztec writing systems, here or anywhere. They’re FAR more sophisticated and generally natty than most people think. But we have to start somewhere; so our researcher Julia Flood has produced some introductory resource material... For now, here are jpegs of the pages Julia has designed, that you can print out. As soon as we can we’ll convert the material into a regular website page, with a downloadable PDF version...

Page 1
Page 1 (Click on image to enlarge)

Sources:-
La Matrícula de Tributos, edición especial, Arqueología Mexicana, Mexico City
Codex Borbonicus and Codex Mendoza

Page 2
Page 2 (Click on image to enlarge)

What you CAN download here is the latest version, in full colour, of our first Activity Sheet, which is on Aztec glyphs or pictograms...

Page 3
Page 3 (Click on image to enlarge)

... and (2009) an activity sheet on Moctezuma and Aztec pictograms as featured in remus the magazine for the Young Friends of the British Museum.

Page 4
Page 4 (Click on image to enlarge)
Our Activity Sheet 1 (colour version) on Aztec pictograms
Our Activity Sheet 1 (colour version) on Aztec pictograms (Click on image to enlarge)
Acrobat logo Download our Activity Sheet 1 on glyphs (colour version)

Acrobat logo Download the British Museum/Mexicolore ‘Puzzling Pictograms’ sheet

Find out how to join Young Friends of the British Museum
Feedback button