The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy – an introduction
Saturday 2 June 2018
Venue Oakwood Centre
By Dr Pauline Norris
This lecture will introduce ancient Egyptian Astronomy. Amongst other topics, we will look at the latest thinking about Nabta Playa and Nut the sky-goddess.
Pauline is an Egyptologist with an interest in archaeo-astronomy, also known as cultural astronomy. Her particular interest is in how the Egyptians used their knowledge of the heavens in their belief systems and aligning their monumental architecture. Pauline is a member of Newtown Astronomy Society in Mid-Wales and also edits the TVAES Newsletter.
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