By Mark Mix
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If the world ends on Dec. 21, 2012 _ as some believe the Maya predicted _ that leaves plenty of opportunity to see a new exhibit that examines the civilization's ancient kingdoms, intricate calendar systems and current culture.
"It's just a turn of a cycle," said curator Loa Traxler.
Though the last independent Maya city was conquered by the Spanish in 1697, Traxler said about 7 million people currently identify as Maya.