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The Mayan calendar to the Gregorian

 Mayan calendarScientists have re-checked the system of long-count with a modern European calendar. This is necessary for accurate dating of historical records.

This is not a picnic. Maya pooled days (kin) in 20-day cycles (uinaly), which in turn accounted for tun (one tuna – uinalov 18 and 360 days). 20 tuns – it Katun (about 20 years), and 20 katuns – Baktun duration of 144 thousand days, that is a little less than 400 years. Closing one of the baktun just has fueled speculation about the end of the earth

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Posted by on April 12, 2013 in civilization, Earth, Historical, Mysterious

 

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