- The Mayans are known for creating an advanced calendar system based on the movement of the stars in they sky.
- The calendar was based on the one created by the Olmec, one of the first mesoamerican civilizations located around Veracruz.
- Check out this Calendar Converter and see what today's date would look like.
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- The Mayans situated their main city around natural water caves called "cenotes"
- This allowed the Mayans to irrigate their crops
- Some sacrifice ceremonies took place near the cenotes
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