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The Maya and 2012: Fact, Fantasy, and Phenomenon


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Film Description:The Maya and 2012: Fact, Fantasy, and Phenomenon
In recent years there has been a gathering storm of publicity surrounding an ""end of time"" arriving in December 2012, based on the nearing conclusion of a Maya calendar. What did the ancient Maya really believe would take place? Dr. Simon Martin, Research Specialist, Penn Museum, helps to form a more accurate picture of ancient Maya beliefs.
Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:12/12/2012
Contributor: Simon Martin
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