Digital Culture

He of Books

Betsy just sent me the coolest thing…a translation of mayan glyphs that include the symbol for librarian!

he of books

It also translates as “one who keeps, guards, or venerates.” How cool is that? I think I’ve found my next tattoo….there’s also a female version:

lady of books

These are from FAMSI, a great site dealing with the history and cultures of mesoamerica.

Any librarians heading to New Orleans for ALA this weekend that want to track down a tattoo shop and get inked?

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