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History & Use of the Mayan Calendar

Abstract: 8 pages in length. A thorough discussion of Native Indian (Mexico) rituals concerning the use of the sun and moon as instruments to determine calendar dates. The creation, carving, and shaping of actual Mayan calendars is discussed as is the culture's ancient numbering system - figures of dots and bars based on five. Annual calendar cycles and chronology are explained in great detail. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Filename: Mayancal.wps

Pages: 8


Catagory: Greek & Roman Mythology

Subcatagory: Mythology


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