Vol. 2 No. 2 Summer, 1986
ISSN 8756-3029

A publication of
The Institute for the Study of Collective Behavior and Memory

Editor: David Griffard

Horus is a tri-annual magazine (published in January, May and September) featuring articles on archaeoastronomy, myths, rituals, symbols, and other subjects related to ancient conceptions of natural and human history.


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PO Box 7074
Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Manuscripts are always welcome on the topics of archaeoastronomy, ancient systems of measurements, navigation, and other aspects of ancient knowledge which can be investigated objectively. Manuscripts should be sent to the address above.

Cover photos: David Griffard.
Front -- Halley's comet rising above the Codz Pop at Kabah, Yucatan The comet appears just left of center, below the constellation, Sagittarius.

Back -- Jupiter as Morning Star on the Vernal Equinox at Kabah, Yucatan.

Copyright (c) June 1986 by The Institute for the Study of Collective Behavior and Memory

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The Institute of the Study of Collective Behavior and Memory is a non-profit, tax exempt organisation whose general purpose is to pursue research into ancient rituals, cosmologies, myths and legends, monuments and temples, symbols, systems of abstract and applied knowledge, and other clues to the early psychological history of mankind. A range of discoveries over the past few years has opened new lines of interpretation and suggested fascinating alternatives to the traditional concepts of the ancient world. We invite all with similar interests to join us in the effort by becoming a member.

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