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archaeoastronomer

Definitions

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  • n. An astronomer whose speciality is archaeoastronomy

Etymologies

archaeo- +‎ astronomer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Astronomers generally agree that “it would be impossible the Maya themselves would have known that,” says Susan Milbrath, a Maya archaeoastronomer and a curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

    Many gather to ponder end of Maya days

  • We asked pioneering archaeoastronomer Anthony Aveni of Colgate University to name his favorite overlooked site:

    From the Trenches - Destination

  • A brilliant, but unsubstantiated, early guess by famed Mexican archaeologist Alfonso Caso in the 1930s that it was an astronomical observatory has gained considerable strength in recent years as a result of the pioneering work of archaeoastronomer Anthony Aveni.

    A day in Oaxaca = Two thousand years, Part Two: Monte Alban and the Zimatlán Valley.

  • "The more we know about the Aztecs the more we become aware of the profound significance of mountains in their cosmic world view," says archaeoastronomer Anthony Aveni of Colgate University.

    Towering Temple

  • They appear to have been killed as part of a warfare cult which, according to archaeoastronomer John B. Carlson, was regulated by the position of Venus in the heavens during its 584-day celestial cycle.

    New Tomb at Teotihuacan

  • Compiled in honor of Anthony F. Aveni, America's leading archaeoastronomer, Skywatching in the Ancient World offers state-of-the-art work in cultural astronomy by well-known experts in Mayan glyphic studies, cultural history, ethnohistory, and the history of science and of religions.

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  • Also read a commentary by archaeoastronomer Clive Ruggles called

    New Scientist - Space

  • We must save this astronomical heritage before it is lost forever, says archaeoastronomer

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Ancient Greeks living in Sicily built their sacred temples to face the rising sun, new research suggests. the temples constructed on the island of Sicily during its Greek period over 2,500 years ago are oriented toward the eastern horizon, according to a new study by Alun Salt, an archaeoastronomer with the University of Leicester, in England.

    Livescience.com

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