Ancient Maya codex not fake, new analysis claims

If authentic, Grolier text could claim spot as oldest book in Americas

grolier codex

GENUINE GODS  A book called the Grolier Codex — once regarded as a fake by some scientists — may be the oldest known manuscript of ancient America. Deities depicted on the book’s 10 surviving pages include a death god with a decapitated captive (left) and a bird/serpent god.

Enrico Ferorelli, S. Houston

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