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Xiuhpohualli

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  1. calendar, also known as the "vague year", had its antecedents in form and function in earlier Mesoamerican calendars, and the 365-day count has a long history of use throughout the region

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  2. a 365-day calendar used by the Aztecs and other pre-Columbian Nahua peoples in central Mexico

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  3. composed of eighteen 20-day months (also called veintenas) with a separate 5 day period at the end of the year

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  4. In common with other Mesoamerican cultures the Aztecs also used a separate 260-day calendar (in Nahuatl: tonalpohualli)

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  5. Together, these calendars would coincide once every 52 years, the so-called "calendar round", which was initiated by a New Fire ceremony

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