In this regard , quincuncial symbols , especially in places rice in
agriculture , help the civilization determine the sun 's position and , in
effect , their timing for successful food production .
Finally , in to further support and validate their claims , the
authors documented a devastated quincuncial architectural site in Belize
and recreated it to show the sun 's possible position in the sky and how
the Mayan civilization used this to time their agricultural activities .
In their excavation , they were able to discover...