Unfortunately it is rather difficult to make such a comparison, as the conquistadors eliminated so many of the written artifacts along with those who could read them, that we now do not have enough surviving examples or remaining knowledge to currently decipher the contents of what little remains.
With her exhibition, Dr. Granados is trying to focus our attention on agency: the clever, if not subversive, acts of hybridization that locals used to preserve their heritage while under the thumb of foreign invaders. Creating maps and other works of art that passed the sniff test of the Spaniards, yet, in a parallel narrative, spoke to a subjugated indigenous audience. "Maps show us not only what is where and how to get there, but also who we were — and perhaps, who we're going to be."
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That's totally wrong, common people knew the Earth was round for 2 millennia in the old world.
In the new world, surely the Maia knew it as well given their extremely advanced astronomical knowledge for the time. Incan astronomy, although not as advanced, was still quite sophisticated, they surely understood moon ecplipses well enough to get that the Earth was round.