posted on Jul, 15 2012 @ 03:06 AM
reply to post by SLAYER69
Thanks for the heads up and 'honorable mention.'
It's also a nice coincidence because yesterday evening I was thinking about these spheres whilst you were writing about them.
I think it's an attractive idea you've got, and whilst the floor is open, worth considering. The connection between brightness and size is a smart
one - original.
I'm less keen on the idea as the Diquis
haven't left much evidence that their
culture was focused on stars. They didn't opt for burial customs
featured alignments and their artefacts haven't a strongly astronomical content. Sure, there's the possible constellation in your OP, but I think
we can agree it's a tenuous lead.
It's interesting because pre-Columbus CR possibly had almost half a million
Cultures were differentiated across regions and influence from the south changed them even before European epidemics wiped most of them out. As such,
without a greater context of what passed for Diquis society in the period of the spheres, it's hard to say. Certainly, even the archaeologists have
been more full of ifs and buts than would normally be the case.
They *could* represent important political figures or family members - dead or alive. Even some kind of municipal marker system for roadways and
boundaries. There's evidence that during the Diquis time-period CR was a landscaped place with agriculture, terraces and trade routes connecting all
the cultures from north to south.
I guess they're ripe for speculation so you can have your star-map and I'll take the markers - we'll likely never know either way.