Maya Calendar by The Maya World Studies Center (Centro de Estudios del Mundo
Maya), in Yucatan, Mexico, is an exclusive document whose
graphically enriched text presents valuable information about
the calendars used by the ancient Maya in a way all can understand.
fine document is a white card made of heavy quality stock
that measures 24 by 12 in (60 by 30 cm), the card folds in
half lengthwise and has four color printed pages.
front cover shows a beautiful painting of the Maya Calendar which has all the elements this calendar is made of.
card opens to view two inside pages that give easy to understand
information regarding the History of the Maya Calendar,
the Maya Numbers and Calculation Units, and general knowledge
about the calendar. Text and graphics explain the
Maya Time Periods, their names and their length.
A large central image with its corresponding text explains
the Maya Calendar Round. Additionally, there
are explanations of the two calendars most widely
used by the Maya: the Tzolkin, Ritual and Agricultural Calendar,
with the glyphs it uses and their corresponding names, and
the Haab, The Solar Calendar for Religious Celebrations,
its glyphs and their names. Also here you will find information
related to The Calendar Round and the way the Maya
integrated the Tzolkin and the Haab calendars to
come up with unique dates that will not repeat themselves
in 18,980 days.
back cover has the traditional Maya Song to the Sun in several
calendar is also available in Spanish, French, Italian and
German. The Maya World Studies Center asks
for a contribution to send you this unique and useful calendar
that is a collector’s item and an exceptional gift.
click here to place your order.
Maya Calendar is sent to our contributors
worldwide from MWSC
headquarters in Mérida, Yucatán, México.