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ExhibitThe Ancient Future: Mesoamerican and Andean Timekeeping
by Sarah Burke Cahalan published Oct 03, 2012 last modified May 01, 2015 10:21 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Aztec, Maya, and Inca civilizations used complex and multiple timekeeping systems for purposes of agriculture, worship, and political authority. Because little of the material record of the pre-Conquest peoples of the Americas survived, scholars through the ages have had limited primary sources to study to reach a comprehensive understanding of timekeeping in the Americas.
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