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The Maya year

The Maya year

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Codex Dresdensis Maya (R310),
  • Calendar, Maya

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Washington, D.C. : Microcard Editions, 1966. 1 microfiche ; 11 x 15 cm.

    Statementby Cyrus Thomas.
    SeriesSmithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology. Bulletin 18, Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) -- 18.
    ContributionsSmithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17740896M
    OCLC/WorldCa11941193

    Maya, the Mesoamerican Indians occupying a nearly continuous territory in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and northern Belize. Before the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Central America, the Maya possessed one of the greatest civilizations of the Western Hemisphere. Learn more about the Maya here. Classic Period - The golden age of the Maya civilization running from AD to AD. Codex - A type of book written by the Maya that was created by one long sheet of paper that was then folded like an accordion. Glyph - A symbol used in writing. Haab' - The Maya solar calendar that was used to measure time and had days.

    KS2 History Maya Civilisation learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers.   The Maya civilization thrived in the steamy jungles of present-day southern Mexico, the Yucatán Peninsula, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras. The Maya were never an Empire like the Aztecs in central Mexico or the Inca in the Andes: they were never unified politically. Rather, they were a series of city-states independent from one another politically but linked by cultural similarities.

    one of the few Mayan books that still exist today. (For more about the Maya and the Dresden Codex, see Chapter 6.) In that manuscript, dates are written as a combination of verti-cal bars and dots (representing the numbers 1 to 13), followed by one of 20 roundish glyphs, which are THE MAYAN CALENDAR ROUND Keeping TimeFile Size: 1MB. The first Mesoamerican civilisation to develop writing, the Maya lived in central America around years ago ( BC) and developed a sophisticated culture of city states with fine monumental buildings and characteristic stepped pyramids. The Maya were advanced in their use of mathematics and renowned for the accuracy of their calendar.


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