Lubs: Panel 51, section a, block III

This is part of an "Instructions and Correction Table" for the eclipse table. "These are the lubs, or resting points, of the table where the user could enter the 260=day cycle. ... The evidence...strongly suggests that the manuscript could be recycled; thus, the other lubs listed on that page could be used as later or earlier entry points into the ritual count. Because of their prominent positions at the beginning of the table, these lubs must have been of primary imprtance to the Maya calendar keepers. The whole scheme once again emphasizess the Maya compulsion for cyclicity." (Aveni, Skywatchers, 182)


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