Controversial Maya Codex Is the Real Deal After All

The Grolier Codex is the oldest known manuscript in ancient America. (Image: Justin Kerr)

Scientists have been arguing over the authenticity of an ancient document called the Grolier Codex for 50 years. A new analysis published in a special section of the journal Maya Archaeology has concluded that the codex is indeed genuine, making it the oldest surviving manuscript from the pre-Colombian era.

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