The first row represents the dates:
8 Zac*18 Muan*4 Yax12 Yax
*Here Villacorta notes that 8 Zac 18 Muan should be 9 Zac 19 Muan to be accurate.

The second row is thought to be the symbols of gods, the third is of Akbal, the fourth is of Venus. (The row of Akbal glyphs, Akbal being the last of the days, continuing until the day Kan at the beginning, represents the conclusion of the four periods of Venus.)

The fifth is of the cardinal directions (east, north, west, and south) in their assigned order. They indicate the course of Venus' trajectory at its conclusion.

The sixth is of the dates:
19 Kayab4 Zotz14 Pax2 Kayab

The last row contains the numbers 236, 90, 250, and 8:
XI
XI
=236IV
X
=90XII
X
=2500
VIII
=8
These add up to 584, which is equal to an apparent Venus year. The first number: 236, is the time of the western elongation of Venus, that is to say, when it is a morning star; the second: 90, is its period of invisibility during its superior conjunction; the third: 250, is of its eastern elongation, when Venus is an evening star; and the fourth: 8, is its period of invisibility during its inferior conjunction.


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