The Milky Way and the Goddess of the Henges

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  • John Grigsby Independent Scholar

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https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.23693

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The Milky Way

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2022-08-23

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Grigsby, J. (2022). The Milky Way and the Goddess of the Henges. Journal of Skyscape Archaeology, 8(1), 104–107. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsa.23693

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