08 November 2012 05:39 | By Rafael Estefanía
Mayan people today

The Mayan civilisation



The Mayan civilisation (© (c) Rafael Estefanía)
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  • A street pedlar with a Barbie doll (© (c) Rafael Estefanía)
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Many people think that the Mayan civilisation died out, but their descendants still live among us today.

Mayan prophecy predicted that the end of the world would arrive on 21 December 2012. But for the Mayans themselves, their world ended in the ninth century. Their population was depleted and their monumental cities deserted.

 

 

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