Archaeoastronomy is the study of how peoples in the past have understood the phenomena in the sky, how they used what they saw and what role the sky played in their cultures. This category is for non-mainstream views on these subjects.
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Adventures in Astro-Archaeology:Dance of the Gods
A research site for astronomical sources of world mythology and religions.
Links to all ancient astronomy related articles by James Q. Jacobs. Covers many cultures. Includes a bibliography and photos.
Archaeoastronomy in Eastern Liguria
Megalithism and shamanism on Caprione's promontory: recent studies. Lerici, Italy.
Archaeoastronomy, Astrology and Ancient Egypt
Examines various unique aspects of Egyptian archaeoastronomy including the alignment of Khufu's southern shafts with ecliptic and lunar orbital places, the dating the GP to 4420BC, the astroarchaeological associations of the Narmer Palette and the King Lists.
Overview of archaeoastronomy. Includes maps, almanacs and video archive.
Archaeogeodesy, a Key to Prehistory
Archaeogeodesy encompasses prehistoric and ancient place determination, point positioning, navigation, astronomy, and measure and representation of the earth and geodynamic phenomena.
Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association
Official: includes information on astroarchaeology and extraterrestrials on earth; membership and contact information.
Highlights of abuses of astronomy in archaeoastronomy.
Earth's Precessional Cycle: The Sacred Geometry of Global Change
Describes the Precessional Cross occurring now in Earth's ~25,000 year Precessional Cycle and the evolution of human consciousness.
Heliocentric System and Precession of the Tholos of Epidavros
The circular shape of the Monument represents two astronomical theories concerning the Sun: the Geocentric theory of the Sun's apparent course and the Heliocentric theory. In depth discussion of both aspects of this Greek monument.
The Nebra Sky Disc
An alternative interpretation of the Nebra Sky Disc.
Oh My God, They Killed SOHO
On Wednesday, June 24, 1998, at 7:16 p.m., EDT, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), a joint NASA/ESA spacecraft, mysteriously went "off-line".
Philip C. Steffey, Ph.D. Astronomy
Astronomy: scientific, archaic, educational, and popular.
Prehistoric Northern Europe, from Stone to Iron
A part of the Rook family's project, integrating family history and genealogy into the broader context of culture, history, and place.
Review-Essay of Mayan Prophecies
By John Major Jenkins, author of Maya Cosmogenesis 2012. A number of flaws in their book are highlighted.
The Runic Sky
Shows how the Norse runes can be applied to star patterns in the Northern Sky and how it relates to the runes' meaning.
Links to sites relevant to astroarchaeology, ethnoastronomy, sacred geometry, geomancy, Ley lines, Feng Shui, and earth mysteries.
Addresses the widespread use of astronomical symbols on medieval coins, with an introduction to the use of these symbols on ancient coins.
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