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Gordon T. Holmes.


Gordon T. Holmes.


2017 Jan 17 - 14:00


2021 Apr 14 - 20:03

  • DSLR Camera, Computer with graphics software.

Baildon Moor, West Yorkshire.

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4,000 year old Cup & Ring Stone Star Map - Selfie of Astronomer!


Ancient Astronomer produces 4,000 year old Selfie on carved Rock! [Part 2]

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Of the 7 carved stone Star Maps, this was the most difficult one to decipher.

Note Cassiopeia - white dots and yellow lines link to Pole Star - yellow dot.

Human figure in landscape - green figure & purple, Sky - dark blue loop.

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Apr 14 - 21:43 UTC

Your interpretation seems to be very creative. Can you post a picture of this rock without the annotation so that we can judge for ourselves?

Gordon T. Holmes.
Gordon T. Holmes., 2021 Apr 15 - 07:46 UTC

Thank You Nick, I totally agree however, I want to provide a few Cup & Ring

Stone examples first before I send the, With and Without Graphics.

That way a fairer judgement can be made, I'll send it in Part 4, Part 3 is next.

Grant Privett
Grant Privett, 2021 Apr 19 - 09:56 UTC

I'm obviously being a bit thick this morning, I'm not sure how seeing your interpretation first allows a more impartial judgement.

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