a writing system using picture symbols
Mexico and Central America
any customary observance or practice
- great capital city of the Aztecs that was built on a lake and every building and farm was built a top lake beds made dry by damming.
the time it takes earth to travel once around the sun
a stone stab or pillar with carving or inscriptions
a symbol or character in a hieroglyph system of writing
a regional variety of a language
a written symbol that represents an idea or object
a bridge whose roadways is held up by cables that are anchored on each end of the bridge
a type of surgery that involves penetrating the skull
what best helps scholars learn about the mayas, incas, adn aztecs?
describe the mayan solar year?
365 days, time earth takes to revolve around the sun
why did mayans create hundreds of glyphs?
to communicate; used them to represent sounds, words, and ideas,
who created artificial islands?
"exchange of goods between Europe and its colonies in North and South America"