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Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy

The merging of astronomical techniques with the archaeological study of ancient man-made features in the landscape could prove Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers, according to researchers.

Dubbed archaeoastronomy, the developing and sometimes maligned field takes a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring a range of theories about the astronomical alignment of standing stones and megalithic structures..

read more Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy | Culture24.

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This entry was posted on August 16, 2014 by in Archaeology, Astronomy.

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