Mayan Calendar

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My project is over the Maya’s they exist from 2000 BC to 250 AD. In my essay, I will be talking about the Mayan Calendars, mathematics, and Pyramids. They were located in central American; which is now known as Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

The Mayan calendars started in BCE. The calendar ended in December 2012. December 2012 is when the Mayan calendar had ended and that was one of the reasons why our society had thought the world would end that year. The calendar has been around for a long time. The Mayan did not make the Calendar. The Calendar has been use in many different Central Tribes. The Mayans did Predict when the calendar would ended and their prediction was right.
The calendar is divided up into three different parts (long count,Tzolkin, and Haab). The
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The Mayan people would Sacrifice people. Most of the time it would be virgins. This Pyramid was easy to get up. The stairs where easy to get up and the only people allowed to go up it was the person who was doing the sacrifice and the person that is getting scarified. The second pyramid was made for Gods and the stairs on this pyramid was so steep and hard to get up them. The pyramid would have traps and secret tunnels. This pyramid is where the Gods would be laid to rest; their family would also be laid to rest here to. The only person allowed to go up this tunnel was the priest.

This concludes my project; I talked about the Mayan Calendars, Mathematics, and their Pyramids. The Mayan Exist from 2000 BC to 250 AD. They relied on their Calendars and pyramids. In many tribes used calendars so the Maya’s where not the ones who came up with it.
The Maya’s relied on their Pyramids witch can be tall higher than the tress in the forest. They relied on them for offerings and building them for their gods. Their Pyramids where made different foe different

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