Mayan Codices are books written on bark in the few centuries before Columbus landed. Several record detailed hieroglyphic calculations of lunar and planetary. Archaeologists led by William Saturno of Boston. University recently announced the discovery of early ninth-century murals and associated astro- nomical tables. In , a small painted room was excavated at the extensive ancient Maya ruins of Xultun, Guatemala, dating to the early 9th century C.E. The walls and ceiling.
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Ancient Maya astronomical tables from Xultun, Guatemala.
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Oldest Maya Calendar Unearthed At Xultun Guatemala
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