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Oldest star chart found

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posted on Jan, 30 2003 @ 10:02 PM
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The oldest image of a star pattern, that of the famous constellation of Orion, has been recognised on an ivory tablet some 32,500 years old. The tiny sliver of mammoth tusk contains a carving of a man-like figure with arms and legs outstretched in the same pose as the stars of Orion.

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posted on Jan, 31 2003 @ 12:44 AM
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It's sad to think that 1300 generations at the very least have lived underneath the same stars, whose form changes so slowly, that not even one that could live a million years, would notice any real change among them. Simply the changed positions as our earth wobbles


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