from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sacred scribe; specifically, a writer of hieroglyphics.
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On Plates 23, 24, 25, and 26 of the _Codex Cortesianus_, where the same groups and symbols are seen reproduced of which I have just spoken, the hierogrammat has drawn four figures identical in shape and dress.
Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-82, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1884, pages 3-66
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