25 Archaeoastronomy Sites Around the World
Archaeoastronomy is the study of how people in the past analyzed the phenomena of the sky and how they factored it into their religions and cultures. The term was first coined by Elizabeth Chesley Baity in 1973, although it was a topic of study for much longer than that. It is believed that most ancient civilizations studied the sky to track time, attempt to understand the universe, and to display power and divinity in leaders. This guide explores sites from around the world, showcasing a universal fascination with what exists above and beyond us.