archaeoastronomy

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archaeoastronomy

(ar-kee-oh-ă-stron -ŏ-mee) The astronomy of early or nonliterate cultures, of interest to astronomers, archaeologists, and anthropologists. Many megalithic sites in the UK, Europe, and North and South America are thought to have been used for astronomical measurements and predictions.
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(14) Nonetheless, there is remarkable coincidence between the solstitial message he imputes to this petroglyph and Frazier's archaeoastronomical sub-theme in the second half of the novel.