Ancient Maya Astronomical Tables from Xultun, Guatemala

@article{Saturno2012AncientMA,
  title={Ancient Maya Astronomical Tables from Xultun, Guatemala},
  author={William A Saturno and David Stuart and Anthony Francis Aveni and Franco Rossi},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={336},
  pages={714 - 717}
}
  • William A Saturno, David Stuart, +1 author Franco Rossi
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Art
  • Science
  • Mayan Astronomy Mayan Codices are books written on bark in the few centuries before Columbus landed. Several record detailed hieroglyphic calculations of lunar and planetary motions and their relation to the Mayan calendar. Their predecessors have been unclear. Saturno et al. (p. 714) now describe a room in a Mayan complex in Guatemala dating to several centuries before the Codices that seems to have similar calculations on two of its walls. The east wall contains lunar calculations; the… CONTINUE READING

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