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Archaeologists ease fears over doomsday prediction

19 June 2012 Last updated at 18:29 BST

The ancient Mayan civilization predicted that the world was coming to an end on December 21, 2012, as it was the end of their calendar.

Now some of the world's leading archaeologists have come together to dismiss speculation over the end of the calendar's 5,126-years cycle.

David Cuen reports.