When was the Mayan calendar developed?

Answer 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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What was the Mayan calendar used for?

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 »

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 »

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 »

When Was the Mayan Calendar Created?

The ancient Mayans used several calendars. The long date calendar is generally indicated when referring to the Mayan calendar. The final form of the calendar appeared in the first century B.C. The ... Read More »