MESOPOTAMIAN ASTRONOMY

Mesopotamian artist were obsessed by the astronomical discoveries of their day. The image above shows the pointed 'star' Venus, the winged sun, the crescent moon and the 7 stars of the Pleiades star system (look it up at night. 7 stars closely grouped together).


the great world history book stephan dinkgreve mesopotamia sumeria babylon astronomy planets venus moon sun pleiades

the great world history book stephan dinkgreve mesopotamia sumeria babylon astronomy planets venus moon sun pleiades

the great world history book stephan dinkgreve mesopotamia sumeria babylon astronomy planets venus moon sun pleiades

the great world history book stephan dinkgreve mesopotamia sumeria babylon astronomy planets venus moon sun pleiades

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