John Hoopes

KC Currents
11:25 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Origins Of The Mayan Calendar Myth

Modern visualization of the Mayan calendar at the National Museum of the American Indian.
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2012 is here -- much to the terror of some of the world's doomsayers.  It's the year that the ancient Mayans are said to have predicted the end of the world. Not so, say scholars of the Maya, who lived and live today in Mexico and Central America. 

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