01 Jul '12, 3am

Maya Calendar Ending In 2012, New Inscription Discovered

Maya Calendar Ending In 2012, New Inscription Discovered

Researchers working at the La Corona site in Guatemala have found a 1,300-year-old-year Maya inscription referencing the so-called “end date” of the Maya calendar, December 21, 2012; this is only the second known reference to this date. This discovery is one of the most important hieroglyphic discoveries in the past couple of decades. The finding was announced at the National Palace in Guatemala on June 28, 2012. “This text talks about ancient political history rather than prophecy,” says Marcello A. Canuto, director of Tulane’s Middle American Research Institute and co-director of the excavations at La Corona. Marcello Canuto and Tomás Barrientos of the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala have been excavating various places at La Corona, which has previously been raided by looters. “Last year, we realized that looters of a particular building had discarded some carved ston...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2012/06/30/maya-calendar-ending-in-...

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