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Author David, Gary A.

Title The Orion zone : ancient star cities of the American Southwest / Gary A. David.

Publication Info. Kempton, IL : Adventures Unlimited Press, [2006]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  520.979 DAVID    AVAILABLE
Description vii, 343 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-334) and index.
Contents Leaving many footprints: the emergence and migrations of the Anasazi -- The sky over the Hopi villages -- Orion rising in the dark crystal -- The cosmo-magical cities of the Anasazi -- Windows onto the cosmos -- The architecture of existence -- A rainbow fading into the chasm of night: the Hopi Katsinam -- If we could see with eyes made of dust -- To calibrate the march of time -- They came from across the ocean: the Water Clan (Patki) and the Snake Clan (Tsu') of the Hopi --Ancient and mysterious monuments: an extraterrestrial archetype -- Beyond that fiery day -- Rapidly into the far future.
Summary "This book on ancient star lore explores the mysterious location of Pueblos in the American Southwest, circa 1100 AD, that appear to be a mirror image of the major stars of the Orion constellation. Packed with maps, diagrams, astronomical charts, and photos of ruins and rock art, The Orion Zone explores this terrestrial-celestial relationship and its astounding global significance."--Publisher's description.
Subject Archaeoastronomy -- Southwest, New.
Astronomy -- Religious aspects.
Indian mythology -- Southwest, New.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Religion.
Orion (Constellation) -- Religious aspects.
Southwest, New -- History.
Added Title Ancient star cities of the American Southwest
ISBN 1931882657

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