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21. Vox POPVLI [Journals] [Aeon]
... " pole and a "dark" gas giant at the "south" pole? This would have produced a prolate Earth and would provide a real "underworld." David Talbott mentions the occurrence of "sun" pictographs and the possibility that many of them may depict the polar planetary conjunction. [5 ] There are "sun" petroglyphs in the U.S . that are accompanied by what appears to be a Celtic Ogam inscription identifiable as G-R-N, which is readable as Ogam consaine (vowel-less Ogam) for Old Irish grian, which today means "Sun." However, it would be interesting to know the etymology of Gaelic grian to see if it might originally ...
22. SIS Internet Digest 2001 Number 2 [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... sis/ © September 2001 The Society for Interdisciplinary Studies 2001 Number 2 Contents Above: Suggested comet pictograph. From Painted Cave, Burro Flats, California, from Hudson, Travis and Georgia Lee, "Function and Symbolism in Chumesh Rock Art", in Journal of New World Archaeology 6(3 ) 1984. Below: Suggested supernova. Petroglyphs from Northern Arizona (top row) from Eddy, John, "Astroarchaeology" in Insights into the Ancient Ones, edited by Edward F. Berger, 1981. And rock art from Chaco Canyon, New Mexico (bottom), from Williamson, Ray A., in Living the Sky: The Cosmos of the American Indians, ...
23. Bookshelf [Journals] [SIS Review]
... discussed. Strange artefacts is a sourcebook on ancient man. Again most of the material is from standard sources, Nature heading the field, closely followed by the American Antiquarian and American Anthropologist, though there is a wider time-span, some late eighteenth century items being included. Starting with fossil footprints and giant skeletons the collection proceeds with cup-marks, petroglyphs, legends of gods and giants, American Indian astronomy, Celtic remains in Jamaica, ancient metallurgy and Noah's Ark, and ends with an extensive section on structural artefacts such as temples, dolmens, menhirs, vitrified forts, henges, pyramids, obelisks and ancient tunnels and mines. Astronomical alignments naturally figure prominently in this section starting with ...
24. S.I.S Review Vol. V Number 4: Contents [Journals] [SIS Review]
... by John White 128 In Future Issues iv Cover illustration - Bronze Age rock drawing from Shishkino, Lena Valley, Siberia, showing an eyeless cosmic monster about to swallow the Sun or Moon. See Clube's remarks on the ancient fear of eclipses, p. 110 of this issue. (Source - A. P. Okladnikov: "The Petroglyphs of Siberia" Scientific American 221:2 , 1969, pp. 74-82.) Copyright (c ) Society for Interdisciplinary Studies 1984 ISSN 0308-3276 Editorial Address: c/o Brian Moore Central Library Clarence Road Hartlepool Cleveland TS24 7EW England, UK Editors: Peter James (Co-ordinating) Brian Moore Editorial Assistant: Neil Lawson Production Consultant: ...
25. Society News. C&C Review 2002:1 [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Tally marks as such have a long history and may even have started in the Neolithic. Those at Comalcalco show similarities to inscriptions in India and fired bricks were used from the 2nd century AD in southeast Asia, so could the contact have come across the Pacific? The Rochester Creek site in central Utah was a large sandstone block covered in petroglyphs, which were foreign to the region, with zoomorphic figures such as crocodile and hippopotamus and cobra. A case was made for Egyptian influence, which could have spread west via the Berbers, whose rock art also bore similarities to that of Rochester Creek. The theory is supported by a study of blood groups, where a factor showing ...
26. Letters [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... god', adduced by John Bimson (Newsletter 3, p.8 ) as an adversary for the bison in the debate of doubtful value: "Was early Man confident or insecure?" requires some support from the academic field. There exists very little material evidence to clarify the meaning and purpose of the huge number of pictographs and petroglyphs which comprise Prehistoric and Neolithic rock art (25,000-4000 B.C .) . Quite often, we are forced back upon the configurations themselves, which suggests rightly, or wrongly, other configurations with which we are familiar. Horned god', sorcerer', anthropomorphic figure', are nothing but labels of identification concealing a ...
27. A Conversation with Barry Fell [Journals] [Horus]
... similar example was photographed for a recent educational television documentary, "History on the Rocks", which highlights some of the archaeological evidence for pre-Columbian transoceanic visitors. In a small cave in Oklahoma, Sunrise rays on the cardinal day cast a pattern into the cave, bathing a correspondingly patterned inscription in its light. As with the West Virginia petroglyph, the inscription referred to the event. Over the years Dr. Fell has amassed a large amount of linguistic and other archaeological evidence pointing to the presence not only of the Celts, but of other ancient cultures as well. Many others since have joined the research and have forged firm links between ancient scripts and artifacts found in the ...
28. Poster Presentations Abstracts [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... the Dioscuri and Theseus and Perithoos over Helen; Herakles and Apollo's fight over a tripod; Dionysius' birth between Zeus and Semele; Herakles and the Centaurs. B) A comparison of the earlier elements of Greek art with celestial manifestations occurring at different times and places. C. Commonality of Greek an with primitive art including cave art and petroglyphs. D. The use of my analysis to solve various enigmas of mythology such as, Athena; Apollo; the giving of epithets to the gods; the evolution of fantastic animals, from the centaur to the Sphinx. Henry Zemel , New York Circling the Rings: A Conjecture About Solar Rings The eccentricity and inclination of planets, ...
29. Plasma discharges in rock art? [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... and tumult be no more.") Then the sawteeth develop into strings of triangles, ladder shapes, and stacks of donuts. Several well-known mythologists in attendance jumped up shouting and pointing "The dragon! The arrows! The ladder of heaven! The backbone of the sky!" Ev fired up his laptop and opened his collection of petroglyph files. There, carved into rock walls in unmistakable detail by ancient artists, were Peratt's instabilities. For three or four or ten thousand years, no human eye has seen them. Not until Tony Peratt put cathode to anode, as shown in his publications, has there been a referent in nature for the images borne by the ...
30. Horizons [Journals] [SIS Review]
... system"; the neutron bomb; and miniaturisation. Recommended to all with time and inclination to keep abreast of progress. Of particular interest is the issue for December 1977, devoted to The Astronomy of the Ancients. The writers of this issue examine the astronomical "Medicine Wheels" of the Plains Indians; apparent supernova records in early American petroglyphs; the earliest astronomical instruments (shadow-clocks, astrolabes, sundials from both hemispheres); the enigmatic legends, ancient and modern, concerning Sirius; the astronomical features of Stonehenge; the (suggested) terrestrial origins of the celestial Gorgon myth, and the possible celestial origins of the supposedly terrestrial Atlantis tradition. A fascinating, entertaining and informative ...
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