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The most notable examples are the [[Zanthu Tablets]] stored in the vaults of the Sanborne Institute for Pacific Studies and Captain Abner Exekiel Hoag's original palm leaf version of the Ponape Scripture. The Cabot Museum in Boston held a peculiar scroll which may be written in Naacal though it has vanished from the public eye after the 1932 scandal.  
 
The most notable examples are the [[Zanthu Tablets]] stored in the vaults of the Sanborne Institute for Pacific Studies and Captain Abner Exekiel Hoag's original palm leaf version of the Ponape Scripture. The Cabot Museum in Boston held a peculiar scroll which may be written in Naacal though it has vanished from the public eye after the 1932 scandal.  
  
The [[Nameless Cults|Unaussprechlichen Kulten]] contains a key to deciphering Nacaal script and a rudimentary dictionary of Naacal phrases. Colonel James Churchward planned to release a monograph on prehuman languages but it is unknown if it was ever published.
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The [[Nameless Cults|Unaussprechlichen Kulten]] contains a key to deciphering Nacaal script and a rudimentary dictionary of Naacal phrases. Colonel James Churchward planned to release a monograph on prehuman languages called the Nacaal Key but it is unknown if it was ever published.
 
[[Category:Mythos:Languages|Nacaal]]
 
[[Category:Mythos:Languages|Nacaal]]

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The Nacaal language is a fictional language system which was first suggested by Mayan scholar Augustus Le Plongeon. H.P. Lovecraft used the Nacaal language in a number of his stories, most notably Out of Aeons.

Description

The Naacal language and its script were used by the early human inhabitants of the continent of Mu over 173,000 years ago. The letters are slightly similar in appearance to certain mesoamerican language systems. Some scholars have suggested that occasional similarities between Naacal and Mayan script are not coincidental. The occultist Harley Warren was supposedly an expert in deciphering and reading Naacal script.

Examples

The most notable examples are the Zanthu Tablets stored in the vaults of the Sanborne Institute for Pacific Studies and Captain Abner Exekiel Hoag's original palm leaf version of the Ponape Scripture. The Cabot Museum in Boston held a peculiar scroll which may be written in Naacal though it has vanished from the public eye after the 1932 scandal.

The Unaussprechlichen Kulten contains a key to deciphering Nacaal script and a rudimentary dictionary of Naacal phrases. Colonel James Churchward planned to release a monograph on prehuman languages called the Nacaal Key but it is unknown if it was ever published.