Keep in mind that the writers of this little comedy script on SNL are not Maya scholars and it is all done in fun. They are showing the Aztec Calendar Stone and talking about it like it works similar to our present day clocks. The Aztec Calendar Stone is not of the Ancient Maya. But the Ancient Maya did enjoy a good laugh and had clowns in their day that wore masks and made fun of the social experiences of their time. Karl Taube is one Maya scholar who talks about the Maya clowns. The Ancient Maya would not want to kill over fun being poked at their calendar like we see some fundamentalists of today behaving when SNL pokes fun at their beliefs. Charles Barkley and the crew make me laugh by just looking at them dressed as Ancient Maya. Enjoy and laugh like the Maya!
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