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maya long count

Educator How-To: Calculating your birthday in Maya Long Count
December 21, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Adapted from “Cracking the Maya Code,” a NOVA activity. We’re familiar with a method of tracking time that uses days, months, years, decades, and centuries. This method of timekeeping is based upon the Gregorian Calendar System. The Maya, however, measured time in kins, uinals, tuns, katuns and baktuns using a system called the Long Count.  […]



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