The Resource Celestial geometry : understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites, Ken Taylor

Celestial geometry : understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites, Ken Taylor

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Celestial geometry : understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites
Title
Celestial geometry
Title remainder
understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites
Statement of responsibility
Ken Taylor
Title variation
understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the dawn of civilization, humans have sought inspiration and guidance in the night sky. "Celestial Geometry" explores the remarkable achievements of ancient astronomers at over 60 archaeological sites, from European stone circles like Stonehenge to the pyramids of Egypt and Central America, the medicine wheels of North America, the carved monoliths of Easter Island, and lesser-known structures like the sun clock of Goseck. Combining myths and legends with modern science, this beautifully illustrated book is a profoundly illuminating celebration of human curiosity and creativity
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BTCTA
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1959-
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Taylor, Ken
Dewey number
520.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN799.A8
LC item number
T39 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Archaeoastronomy
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Megalithic monuments
Label
Celestial geometry : understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites, Ken Taylor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781780283869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • DSS0069064
  • 5423641
Label
Celestial geometry : understanding the astronomical meanings of ancient sites, Ken Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9781780283869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • DSS0069064
  • 5423641

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