Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures Best Sellers Rank : #5

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Stairways to the Stars serves as an introduction to archaeoastronomy, or the study of astronomy practiced by ancient cultures. It explores how the art of skywatching developed in the popular cultures and includes new revelations about three of the most popular and mysterious clues in ancient astronomy: What was the meaning of Stonehenge? What was the Mayan Code? Why was the elaborate Incan city of Cuzco build? The author combines the forefront research with illustrations and observations of these ancient cultures to create a stimulating journey through time and space.