Anthropology. Mayans. Mr. Deane December 20 th 2012. Olmec Zapotec Mixtec Toltec Aztec Maya. Mesoamerica. The earliest known m ajor civilization in Mexico. Existed from roughly 1500 BCE - 400 BCE. Olmec culture. The Maya Civilization 2000 BCE - 1511 CE.
The earliest known
major civilization in
Existed from roughly
1500 BCE - 400 BCE
As such, one B’ak’tun corresponds to 144 000 days, or 394.26 of our years.
A linear measure of time from a supposed creation date,
corresponding to August 11th, 3114 BCE.