A Contemporary Altar at Quiriguá Historical

A Contemporary Altar at Quiriguá Historical (HM1V85)

Location: , Izabal
Country: Guatemala

N 15° 16.284', W 89° 2.4428'

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Alta Contemporáneo
Los antiguos Mayas basaban muchos aspectos de su vida diaria y religiosa en su calendario sagrado de 260 días llamado Tzolkin. Actualmente este calendario aún es utilizado por los Mayas modernos quienes en fechas especiales realizan diversas ceremonias de acuerdo a lo que ellos desean solicitar. Este altar y las ceremonias que en él se realizan son sagradas, por lo que al presenciar un ritual debe guardarse respeto y antes de tomar una fotografía se sugiere pedir permiso.Fotografías, textos y diseño: DemopreEnglish:Contemporary AltarThe ancient Mayans based many aspects of daily life and religion in ther sacred calendar of 260 days called the Tzolkin. Currently this calendar is still used by modern Maya, who perform various ceremonies dates according to what they whish to apply. The altar and the ceremonies performed in it are sacred, so to attend a ceremony mus keep respect and it is suggested that before taking a photo ask permission.There are various errors in the English translation.
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HM NumberHM1V85
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Date Added Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 280848 N 1689372
Decimal Degrees15.27140000, -89.04071374
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 15° 16.284', W 89° 2.4428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds15° 16' 17.0400" N, 89° 2' 26.5695" W
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