Maya Culture

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Maya Culture

The Mayans developed a variety of technology throughout their history. In fact, they are considered one of the most scientifically advanced societies in Mesoamerica.Since religion was such an important part of everyday life for the Maya, they used two calendars: the 260-day religious calendar, called tzolkin and the 365-day astronomical calendar, called haab. The technological advances of Maya engineers have been investigated by Jim O'Kon for forty years. His research has included a wide variety of technical developments of the Maya.

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1500BC - 200AD: Pre-Classic200AD - 800AD: Classic800AD - 1500AD: Post-Classic

As far as astronomy was concerned, they tracked the movement of the stars and planets across the sky, and were able to accurately predict celestial events such as eclipses. The Mayans developed a variety of technology throughout their history. In fact, they are considered one of the most scientifically advanced societies in Mesoamerica.

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http://www.theoldexplorer.com/index.php/maya-technologyhttp://www.history.com/topics/mayan-scientific-achievementshttp://www.incamayanaztec.com/ancient-maya-science-and-technology.html

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Mayans Technology was the type of technologywhich could tell the future with help ofthe power of the sky they wrote an accuratecalendar that could tell when the solareclipses and cycles of space. Mayans technologyenabled Mayans to develop a lot of things,complex calendar system with the help of theirmathematics and astronomy knowledge.


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