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Embargoed until 2 P.M., EST
PR 02-97 - December 5, 2002

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Photo 1

Cylinder seal

Cylinder seal from San Andrés, Tabasco, Mexico, showing the glyphs, including 3 Ajaw, the name of a day in the 260-day Mesoamerican calendar.
Photo Credit: Christopher von Nagy
TIFF of Photo 1 (20.4MB)

 

Photo 2

Greenstone plaque fragments

Greenstone plaque fragments with early glyphs from the same archaeological site at San Andrés. Fragments were probably from high status jewelry of the time.
Photo Credit: Christopher von Nagy
TIFF of Photo 2 (17.2MB)

 

Photo 3

River scene

The Naranjeño River flows through the Gulf Coast region in Mexico near Tabasco and the excavation site where the New World's earliest writings were discovered.
Photo Credit: Christopher von Nagy
TIFF of Photo 3 (1.10MB)

 

 
 
     
 

 
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