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Astronomical calendar clock; eight-day movement with two trains, for going and striking, both with fusee; dead beat escapement with inverted crutch piece, pendulum suspended from vertical steel loop; striking-train with inside count-wheel; back plate engraved with foliate border, scrolling foliage, birds and a mask; dial constructed from several fixed sections of brass and copper, with idle subsidiary corner dials and a nest of rings at centre, some rotating, some fixed; give multiple…

Astronomical calendar clock; eight-day movement with two trains, for going and striking, both with fusee; dead beat escapement with inverted crutch piece, pendulum suspended from vertical steel loop; striking-train with inside count-wheel; back plate engraved with foliate border, scrolling foliage, birds and a mask; dial constructed from several fixed sections of brass and copper, with idle subsidiary corner dials and a nest of rings at centre, some rotating, some fixed; give multiple…

Ales stenar - An ancient megalithic structure shaped like a ship in Sweden seems to have a similar geometry to Stonehenge, and may have been used as an astronomical calendar, one scientist says.

In Photos: A Walk Through Stonehenge

Swedish Stonehenge: ancient megalithic structure shaped like a ship in Sweden seems to have a similar geometry to Stonehenge, and may have been used as an astronomical calendar

Astronomical calendar clock; eight-day movement with two trains, for going and striking, both with fusee; dead beat escapement with inverted crutch piece, pendulum suspended from vertical steel loop; striking-train with inside count-wheel; back plate engraved with foliate border, scrolling foliage, birds and a mask; dial constructed from several fixed sections of brass and copper, with idle subsidiary corner dials and a nest of rings at centre, some rotating, some fixed; give multiple ...

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Mysterious Monolith At Gardom's Edge Was An Ancient Astronomical Calendar - MessageToEagle.com

NEWGRANGE is a prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located about one kilometre north of the River Boyne. It was built during the Neolithic period around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

Astronomical calendar, by Nicholas of Lynn, ca. 1324 / Sacred Geometry <3

Ashmole 370 Object: parchment manuscript [England] Author: Nicholas of Lynn Title: Astronomical calendar Date: Image notes: Lunar volvelle.The Bodleian Library Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

(Earliest Mayan astronomical calendar unearthed) - Faded bar-and-dot numerals on the wall of a structure in Guatemala, enhanced here by an overlaid illustration of the markings, were recently discovered by archaeologist William Saturno and his colleagues. The numbers relate to various astronomical phenomena, although their exact meaning is not yet known.     Image: Illustration by William Saturno and David Stuart © 2012 National Geographic

Four long numbers on the north wall of the ruined house relate to the Mayan calendar and computations about the moon, sun and possibly Venus and Mars; the dates stretch some years into the future.

Mysterious Stone Monolith Likely an Ancient Astronomical Calendar... The moss-covered monolith has three faces and appears to be roughly 4,000 years old, based on dating of other relics sprinkled about the site, which is called Gardom’s Edge. Brown thinks people used the 7.2-foot-long monolith to “enhance the importance of the site for seasonal gatherings or ceremonies.

Mysterious Stone Monolith Likely an Ancient Astronomical Calendar

An ancient stone monolith in England was likely an astronomical marker, according to new archaeological evidence. The stone is triangular in shape and angles up toward geographic south. Its orientation and slant angle are aligned.

Mysterious Monolith At Gardom's Edge Was An Ancient Astronomical Calendar - MessageToEagle.com

An ancient stone monolith in England was likely an astronomical marker, according to new archaeological evidence.

The mysterious 2,000-year-old Antikythera Mechanism was found on a sunken Greek ship and possibly was a highly intricate astronomical calendar but scientists continue to discover its uses.

The 25 Most Mysterious Archaeological Finds on Earth

antikythera-mechanism-Found in the sunken wreckage of a Greek cargo ship that is at least years old, the circular bronze artifact contains a maze of interlocking gears and mysterious characters etched all over its exposed faces

One of the world's most complex timepieces. The Astronomical Clock of Besançon. The astronomical clock of Besançon Cathedral, located in the center of the old French watchmaking capital of Besançon, is one of the most complicated horological devices in the world. Installed in 1860, the clock features 30,000 pieces, 70 dials, 122 indicators, the local time in 17 places around the world, the time and height of the tides in eight French ports, a perpetual calendar with leap year cycles, times…

The Astronomical Clock of Besançon

One of the world's most complex timepieces. The Astronomical Clock of Besançon. The astronomical clock of Besançon Cathedral, located in the center of the old French watchmaking capital of Besançon, is one of the most complicated horological devices in the world. Installed in 1860, the clock features 30,000 pieces, 70 dials, 122 indicators, the local time in 17 places around the world, the time and height of the tides in eight French ports, a perpetual calendar with leap year cycles, times…

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