Reuters: Victor Ruiz Garcia. Doomsday Mayan calendar: A replica of "La Estela 6 de Tortuguero", the tablet comprised of three rectangular pieces that announces the end of an era of the Mayan calendar. IMAGE
The Maya developed many calendar systems to fit a variety of purposes, but scholars insist their famous Long Count calendar was not designed to predict the world’s end.
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