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. . . an ancient . . . scientific instrument . . . used by . . . people all over the world to measure time and distance . . .
Author and navigator Crichton Miller has demonstrated that the shape could have been used as a navigational device and architectural aid by ancient explorers and builders.
originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: Kester
appologies - but it just seems like this person has beaten an astrolable - untill it " resembles " a celt cross
he shows no evidence of historical usage
and no evidence of the " orifional " is found in any stonework
nice try - but devoid of any actual evidence
I thought the Celtic Cross as a navigational instrument was common knowledge. I studied the early means of navigation several years ago and indeed it is a forerunner of the astrolabe. I am glad to see the knowledge spread.