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Welcome to Living Maya Time
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The Maya of Mesoamerica are renowned for their precise calendars and their knowledge of astronomy. Through systematic observations conducted over thousands of years, Maya skywatchers developed complex and accurate calendars that continue to mark agricultural and ceremonial cycles today. This lesson is an exploration of the Maya Calendar system and its intricate cycles. Hear the voices of contemporary Maya people as they weave their past and present together, and share with us their living traditions of Maya time.

Subject:
Social Studies
History
Society and Technology
World Cultures
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Smithsonian Institution
Date Added:
02/16/2021