Lol , some of the alt nuts might "understand " but anyone who knows anything about archaeology , henges , archaeoastronomy ,would realise thatTiompan wrote:What is obvious to people who know the correct terminology for monuments and archaeoastronomy is that theE.P. Grondine wrote:
What is obvious o me is that the archaeo-astronomers would have
an easier time of it if they had an easy to use and widely understood
word for a wooden post or stone placed in a circular astronomical alignment.
terms exist . You have been told them , you just ignore the info .
" "Henge" presents itself a a good candidate. "
No it doesn't , this is obvious to anyone who understands simple english and can read the various links pointing your error .
We have the the terminology and henge has nothing at all to do with astronomy and is confined the morphology of the monument .
Any putative or even actual astronomcal function that might be associated with the monument also has it's terminology .
E.P. Grondine wrote: I'll try to retrieve the colonial account of that Yuchi henge site when time permits .
If it was a colonial account they wouldn't have used the term henge . Why not provide a modern archaeological reference ?
E.P. Grondine wrote: To bring this back to topic, if Fletcher and I find an Adena monolith in astronomical alignment,
we'll call it a "henge", as it would be nice if people understood us
they were dealing with people who didn't know what they were talking about .[/quote]