Skip to comments.Cave Art Reveals Ancient View of Cosmos
Posted on 07/01/2013 7:09:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Some of the oldest art in the United States maps humanity's place in the cosmos, as aligned with an ancient religion.
A team of scientists has uncovered a series of engravings and drawings strategically placed in open air and within caves by prehistoric groups of Native American settlers that depict their cosmological understanding of the world around them.
"The subject matter of this artwork, what they were drawing pictures of, we knew all along was mythological, cosmological," Jan Simek, an archaeologist at the University of Tennessee said. "They draw pictures of bird men that are important characters in their origin stories and in their hero legends, and so we knew it was a religious thing and because of that, we knew that it potentially referred to this multitiered universe that was the foundation of their cosmology."
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i thought that was the reason for obamas trip to aferca
I see a swastika in the top picture. Inside the sunburst. Might make a decent skinhead prison tattoo.
It looks like a drawing of a comet...there appears to be a *tail* in the lower left on drawing
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