reply to post by LoveisanArt
1. The Mayans lived by 3 calendars
Religious 260 day (20 weeks of 13 days)
Solar 365.25 day (18 months of 20 days with 5 days remainder of "unlucky days")
Long Count (5125.36 years)
2. That is a picture of the calendar. Aztec or Maya, same thing. No it doesn't have 1.8 million days to mark appointments and birthdays, but that is
the calendar. At least according to archeologists
3. While there are people that are looking to make a quick buck, there are also scientists who have translated and deciphered the symbols in the
"art". None of which say anything about doomsday, but plenty about important dates. Mostly births and deaths of rulers, depicted by symbols found in
Do not disregard the Mayans as an intelligent civilization based on some greedy doomsayers. The average Mayan knew more about mathematics and
astronomy than most people today. Any civilization that could stack rocks could determine the length of a day and year. Just because something has
funny faces and animals does not mean it is just abstract art.
On that note try and find an educational Mayan documentary amongst all the garbage, it's more entertaining than adding to the tens of thousands of
rants on this website. You are not convincing anyone anyways, especially when you really have no information to share...