Secrets of the Stones

New Revelations of Astro-Archaeology and the Mystical Sciences of Antiquity
By (author) John Michell

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Secrets of the Stones
New Revelations of Astro-Archaeology and the Mystical Sciences of Antiquity
By (author) John Michell

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Pages : 128

Book Size : 6 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9780892813377

Imprint : Destiny Books

On Sale Date : November 01, 1989

Format : Paperback Book

From the temples of Egypt to the stone circles of Britain, Michell traces the development of the science of astro-archaeology.
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From the temples of Egypt to the stone circles of Britain, Michell traces the development of the science of astro-archaeology.
Table of Contents

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Secrets of the Stones
New Revelations of Astro-Archaeology and the Mystical Sciences of Antiquity

Introduction
Part One
An idea in its infancy
Sir Norman Lockyer in Egypt
Stonehenge
Contemporaries and followers of Lockyer
Objections to Lockyer
The Old Straight Track
'Prehistoric nationalism': the strange history of astro-archaeology in Germany
Stonehenge 'decoded'
Alexander Thom and the modern revival of astro-archaeology
Lines across landscapes
Mystical approaches
Part Two
Sunlight, shadows and moonbeams
Lines and alignments in South America
Conclusions: astro-archaeology as geomancy
Bibliography
List of illustrations
Index

Author Bio
John Michell is the author of The New View Over Atlantis and other highly regarded works on megalithic sites. He was a Russian interpreter and Chartered Surveyor.
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“Intriguing and recommended reading.”
Alanna Moore, New Dawn, July-August 2005

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