posted on Oct, 28 2014 @ 08:02 AM
(NOTE: "Constellations" are only a construct of Earth, grouping together star clusters as we see them into imagined beings and animals, to make it
easier to see them in the night sky, and help chart the seasons. Ancient man's preoccupation with distant stars and constellations is thought by
many to relate to visitations by extra-terrestrials who lived around some of those distant stars, since our Moon phases were better and more detailed
for charting the seasons.
(Many times the visiting ETs from those distant constellations, were depicted as Earth animals they most closely resembled. The Stars involved have
also moved/changed in several thousand years, although the Orion Cluster was important for ancient civilizations from the Meditterrean to the American
SW Pueblo Indians.
ASTRONOMICAL FIND: ANCIENT GREEK WINE CUP MAY SHOW STAR CONSTELLATIONS
"A piece of ancient pottery, called a skyphos,may actually contain one of the earliest Greek depictions of the constellations, a new analysis
"The study researchers suggested that other ancient artistic representations of animals may also portray constellations, and hold clues to what the
early Greeks knew about astronomy, said study researcher John Barnes, a classical archaeology doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri.
""If we go back and re-evaluate other animal scenes that might have been originally categorized as hunting scenes or animal friezes, then maybe we
can find more [depictions of constellations] and get a greater understanding of how the ancient Greeks viewed the night sky," Barnes told Live