The Lienzo de Quauhquechollan

The Lienzo de Quauhquechollan exhibition

The Lienzo de Quauhquechollan is a pictographic painting on cotton cloth, created circa 1530. The Lienzo is considered the first map of Guatemala.

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Catherine Popovici

Read about all of the activities and programs we took on in the 2016-2017 academic year, and what to expect of 2017-2018.

From the Archives


In 1978, this 56-page booklet, the original “notebook” for the Maya Hieroglyphic Writing Workshop at Texas, was handed out to all participants and contained Linda Schele’s detailed transcriptions of selected hieroglyphic tablets from Palenque, Mexico.

This initial gathering, held over a chilly spring break in Austin, was the distant ancestor of the current Maya Meetings and has been held annually ever since. 



Registration Instructions


Registration is now open!

We have three days of workshops, two days of Symposium, and a special exhibit! New this year, we have added the option to pre-order boxed lunches for the Symposium.

We also have a new registration system that took a while to be up and running, so we appreciate your patience! Please follow the instructions below, as the system is different from previous years. 

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