Reidentifying Archaeoastronomy

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  • Anthony Aveni Colgate University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.31900

Keywords:

Archaeoastronomy, Archaeology

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Author Biography

Anthony Aveni, Colgate University

Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy, Anthropology and Native American Studies Colgate University

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Aveni, A., 2001. Skywatchers. Austin: University of Texas Press.

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Aveni, A., ed., 2008. Foundations of New World Cultural Astronomy: A Reader with Commentary. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.

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2017-02-10

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Aveni, A. (2017). Reidentifying Archaeoastronomy. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 2(2), 245–249. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.31900

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