The Mayan Calendar explained and illustrated by a Mayan

A wonderful vacation in Belize can be experienced by visiting Chaa Creek.  Friends had recommended it, and it lived up and exceeded our expectations.

While in the area, I found this exquisite piece of local Mayan art, that is a 9″ by 4″ piece of sculpted stone.  The front side depicts the Haab solar calendar Glyphs and their names:

Mayan Calendar front copyInscribed on the back is an explanation of the calendar by the artist Ismael Manzanero.

Mayan Calendar back copyThank you Ismael for this beautiful example of regional arts and craft.


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