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Using Astronomy in Archaeology with a Look at the Beaghmore Alignments
Thomas D. Hayes
Ulster Journal of Archaeology
Third Series, Vol. 58 (1999), pp. 32-42
Published by: Ulster Archaeological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20568228
Page Count: 11
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This paper outlines some basic formulae that allow archaeologists to assess the significance of stone alignments relative to astronomical events. The Beaghmore alignments are investigated as an example.
Ulster Journal of Archaeology © 1999 Ulster Archaeological Society