|Thursday, October 30, 2003|
Astronomical Surface Decorations on Ceramics, Mesopotamia, part I
Well, the research on Egypt didn't pan out...so on to Mesopotamia; Assyria, Babylonia, and Sumer.
Looks like astronomical information was a closely held secret-
"Secret tablet of Heaven, exclusive knowledge of the great gods, not for distribution! He may teach it to the son he loves...
So we've done a bit of research into cuneiforms before It is a mode of information that I find very interesting (naturally!)