By Anne S. Dowd,Susan Milbrath
The quantity is split into 3 sections: investigations into Mesoamerican horizon-based astronomy, the cosmological ideas expressed in Mesoamerican non secular imagery and rituals relating to astronomy, and the facets of Mesoamerican calendars with regards to archaeoastronomy. It additionally presents state-of-the-art study on varied subject matters equivalent to files of calendar and horizon-based astronomical commentary (like the Dresden and Borgia codices), iconography of burial assemblages, architectural alignment reviews, city making plans, and counting or measuring devices.
Contributors—who are one of the most useful of their fields— discover new dimensions in Mesoamerican timekeeping and skywatching within the Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacano, Zapotec, and Aztec cultures. will probably be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of anthropology, archaeology, artwork heritage, and astronomy.
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Cosmology, Calendars, and Horizon-Based Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica by Anne S. Dowd,Susan Milbrath