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(Gizmodo)   Fragments of an ancient Maya 260-day calendar found in Guatemala, meaning today's either St. Pat's or last year's Halloween   ( divider line
    More: Cool, Maya civilization, Maya script, evidence of a Mesoamerican calendar, Olmec, Maya site of San Bartolo, new find, Mesoamerica, team's research  
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2022-04-13 11:52:04 PM  
260 days hath September.
All the rest, I don't remember.
2022-04-14 12:14:26 AM  
I'll take last year's Hallowe'en because i want a gahdamned do over of some things
2022-04-14 1:16:02 AM  
"Bits of a 2,200-year-old mural may be some of the earliest examples of this dating system."

So swipe left?
2022-04-14 2:02:54 AM  
The fragments containing the other hundred days have been lost to time.
2022-04-14 2:11:52 AM  
Happy St. Hogan's day.
2022-04-14 7:28:11 PM  
One of the comments after that article nicely points out:  The Jerk of the Yucatan, Diego de Landa and his destruction of most Mayan literature during the late 1500s.
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