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2012 mention found on Mayan stone fragment

Archaeologists in Mexico have found a second reference to the year 2012 on a fragment of stone. It is the second reference to the date in Mayan glyphs yet found. The brick date does coincide with the end of the 13th Baktun; Baktuns were roughly 394-year periods and 13 was a

How to read the Mayan ‘Long Count’ calendar

USA Today has a nifty inforgraphic showing how to read the Mayan "Long Count" calendar. The "Long Count" calendar system tracked "Great Cycles" of time. The beginning of the current cycle — date — corresponds to Aug. 13, 3114 B.C. on the Gregorian calendar. Here's how to read a date...[Full