In Search of Cosmic Order: Selected Essays on Egyptian Archaeoastronomy

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Juan Antonio Belmonte, Mosalam Shaltout
Supreme Council of Antiquities Press, 2009 - Science - 360 pages
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This collection of studies by specialists in Egyptology and astronomy attempts to unlock some of the secrets of ancient Egyptian civilization. Among the subjects examined are the constellations of ancient Egypt, the Egyptian calendar, and landscape and symbolism, especially how they relate to the orientation of temples and royal tombs.

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Juan Antonio Belmonte is project coordinator of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain.

Mosalam Shaltout is professor of solar physics at the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Helwan, Egypt.

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