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Updated: Dec 20, 2012 22:12 IST

A figurine of Itzamana (C), the creator of writing, knowledge and the Mayan calendar, is seen as part of the archaeological exhibition
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A figurine of Itzamana (C), the creator of writing, knowledge and the Mayan calendar, is seen as part of the archaeological exhibition "Society and Maya's Time" at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. This week, at sunrise on Friday, December 21, an era closes in the Maya Long Count calendar. (Reuters)

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