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 What was the Mayan calendar used for?

Answer The purpose of the Mayan calendar was to track solar time based on observances of changes in the moon, Venus and other astronomical bodies. In Mayan culture, it is believed that this calendar influ... Read More »
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When does the Mayan calendar end?

The ancient Mayan civilization used different calendars for separate astronomical needs. The most discussed calendar, known as the "Long Count Calendar," ends on Dec. 21, 2012, the date of the wint... Read More »
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When does the Mayan calendar run out?

The Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012. The Mayans used three different calendars--the divine, the civil and the Long Count.. The one ending in 2012 is the Long Count calendar. Theories exist... Read More »
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Is the Mayan calendar real?

The Mayan calendar was real, and it's been preserved. It's an extremely accurate system of measuring time. The Mayan people devised some 17 different calendars, each with a different function. Thre... Read More »
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When was the Mayan calendar developed?

The Mayan civilization, which flourished in Central and South America between 1800 BC and 1450 AD, actually used several calendars: the Haab (a solar calendar of 365 days), the Tzolkin (a religious... Read More »
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