Monday, February 27, 2012
Maya Region - Round Calendars
Copan - stela carving of a ruler with a round altar. Several round altars are calendar stones.
Diagram of the Mayan universe.
Mayan altar in a cave - Quintana Roo on the Mayan Riviera.
Mayan skywatcher gazing at a certain character of the zodiac.
Deer hanging from the sky as Mars - Mayan codex.
"According to Linda Schele the names are: Aries (Kuc= Quetzal), Libra (Xoc = shark) Taurus (Kuh = owl), Scorpius (Sinan-Ek'=scorpion) Gemini (Ak-Ek'=turtle), Sagitarrius (Chan= rattlesnake), Capricorn (Balam= jaguar), Cancer (Ok= dog?), Pisces (Zotz= bat), Virgo (Chitam= peccary)."
The Mayan Solar Calendar.
The Mayan Zodiac.
The Aztec Calendar.