Sky and Landscape: A Field Guide to ArchaeoastronomyPublication details: United Kingdom; Upfront Publishing; 21 Sep 2011Description: 96 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
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|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Lahore In Store||930.1 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Withdrawn||PKLC013172|
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This practical introductory guide explains what archaeoastronomy is and gives advice for the beginner in the subject about how to check the astronomy of a prehistoric site. It: contains evidence for archaeoastronomy from around the world; explains the role of archaeologists; gives a simple introduction to solar and lunar astronomy; lists the key dates to visit ancient sites; explains why alignments have slightly altered over the centuries; emphasizes the links with ancient sea-faring and navigation; and, encourages readers to adopt their own site for further research.
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