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Visiting Chichén Itza in 2019 was an incredible awakening. Walking upon the ancient grounds, feeling the beating sun brush our skin, as the winds whispered ancient secrets of what once was.

The ancient Mayan civilization settled in the region of Central America from about 2000 BC and the known Classic Period is between 250 CE and 900 CE. They constructed a very sophisticated number system, which was quite advanced known as the Vigesimal number system based on 20. The numerals only consisted of 3 symbols.

Zero represented by a shell shape

One represented by a dot

Five represented by a…

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