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  1. E·du·ard [ey-doo-ahrt] /ˈeɪ duˌɑrt/, 1859–1922, German archaeologist: first to decipher Mayan calendar and inscriptions.
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  • Dr Seler also refers in this connection to the lower line of symbols on Dres.

    Day Symbols of the Maya Year

    Cyrus Thomas

  • Dr Seler concludes “that it denotes the copal or the offering of incense.”

  • The origin of the symbol is uncertain, and Dr Seler makes no attempt to explain it.

  • Dr Seler says it is difficult to determine the Yucatan name.

  • Professor Seler says the Maya of Guatemala called this period the kin katun, or "order of the days."