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Maya inscription - MAYAN CALENDAR DISCOVERY CONFIRMS 2012 'END DATE' - that would be the end of their calendar or the reign of this particular king and NOT the end of the world - side note, thanks to leap year, we kind of already missed the so-called doomsday

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Mayan Corn Mother

Mayan Calendars: Will December 21, 2012 be the end of the world? [INFOGRAPHIC] Did the ancient Mayans Calendars predict the end of the world? Here's a nifty infographic to explain the Dec. 21, 2012 phenomenon.

Maya lunar calendar notes discovered in Guatemala. December 2012 is not the end of the world. "The Maya calendar is going to keep going and keep going for billions, trillions, octillions of years into the future, a huge number that we can't even wrap our heads around."

4th century Mexico or Guatemala; Maya/Perhaps the depiction of a fourth-century Maya king, this incense burner would have been used to make offerings carried by smoke to the spirits and deities in the supernatural realm. Rulers are represented in Maya art as communicators with the supernatural and the living may have sought their continued intervention after death.