New Mayan art finds – The world will not end on December 12, 2012

Three pictures from a recently discovered buried room in Guatemala.
The original paintings were done in the ninth century.

The paintings below were created after the discovery to show what the original colors probably looked like. A Google image search for:  oldest mayan calendar
will show you more.

The calendar markings on another wall indicate dates 7000 or more years into the future.

Some claimed, based on earlier finds of Mayan calendars, that the Mayans had calculated that world would end on December 12, 2012. No need to worry  – our futures will continue to unfold hundreds of generations into the future, when the …. (to be continued)


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Husband and father. Wise and droll wife and three wonderful kids. Scientist all my long life - Physics, Biology, Computer Science, and more. Washington, DC and Leesburg, VA public schools. MIT bachelor's and PhD. Faculty member of U. of Illinois and Northeastern U. for 25 years until recent retirement. Member of Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole, MA. Like: Classical music plus instrumental folk and old jazz, or just sit and watch the sky, trees, birds, rain, wind, and snow.
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