Ken Taylor takes the reader on a journey around the planet as he explains the incredibly sophisticated understanding ancient and even prehistoric civilizations had of the heavens and celestial alignment. From Stonehenge to Machu Picchu, archaeoastronomers have studied how the sightlines of these famous monuments and temples connect to seasonal sunrises, star cluster movements, and other astronomical phenomena. Filled with amazing photographs and clear explanatory artwork, Celestial Geometry opens up a whole universe of mystery and wonder and gives brilliant insight into ancient life on Earth. Taylor has truly created an accessible, comprehensive guide to the ancient cosmos.
240pp, 253 x 224 mm, Paperback, 2019