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archeoastronomy




The study of non-written evidence for astronomy practices and knowledge in past civilizations and societies. Artifacts of interest to the archeoastronomer include megalithic remains in northwestern Europe, especially stone circles such as Stonehenge, and rock art, depicting events such as supernovae, by Native Americans and Australian Aborigines.


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