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Mr. Tea
19-12-2012, 10:09 PM
Pretty neat...

http://englishrussia.com/images/mayan_playing_cards/1.jpg

http://englishrussia.com/images/mayan_playing_cards/4.jpg

http://englishrussia.com/images/mayan_playing_cards/7.jpg

from http://englishrussia.com/2008/10/30/the-soviet-mayan-playing-cards/

Possibly related to the fact that the man who first deciphered Mayan writing was a Russian, Yuri Knorozov, whom you'd be forgiven for mistaking for the Evillest Man In The World:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cgrQOZgD7Ik/S664BsolxGI/AAAAAAAAESs/k4sM97vxMNc/s400/knorosov.png

Mr. Tea
19-12-2012, 10:28 PM
You'd be forgiven for thinking that too.