ANCIENT ASTRONOMERS

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Smithsonian, Jun 17, 1995 - History - 176 pages
Written by leading scholars, each book in this series provides an up-to-date assessment of a particular area of the ancient world. Abundantly illustrated in full color, the series places readers at the cutting edge of modern archaeological thinking.A pioneer in the field of archaeoastronomy here relates the sophisticated understandings of astronomy that underlie such features of the ancient world as the Maya calendar, Polynesian navigation, Nasca lines in southern Peru, and Stonehenge in England.

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