Rock Art in Israel

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Rock Art in Israel – Book Rock art is not art imitating life; it is a visual record of religious beliefs practiced long ago and not an expression of daily life. That’s the book’s basic conclusion that completes 20 years of rock art research in Israel. The research sheds aRead More …


Rock Art Interpretation

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How to Interpret Rock Art? Rock Art interpretation in essence is an archaeology of the ancient mind. Essentially, It represents the sorting and deciphering of ancient thoughts reflecting ancient knowledge and important events. Each rock art represents a thought bordering the imagination sphere bounded by the era knowledge they wereRead More …


Astronomy and Rock Art

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Astronomy Rock Art, Negev Desert Israel. Archaeological research confirms that early astronomy references engraved on Negev Desert rock art originated in Egypt and Sumer cultures. These ancient civilizations nurtured sky observations designed to interpret events with the intent to predict the future.  They tracked the sunrise and sunset, moon dailyRead More …


Rock Art Moon Calendars

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Ancient Moon Calendars in Negev Desert Rock Art Ancient astronomy knowledge helped people to organize their life as evidenced by the invention of prehistoric calendars about 20,000 years ago. Astronomical phenomena are cyclical, allowing the prediction of star appearance by observations over many years. The knowledge of a calendar enabledRead More …


Cosmic Egg Creation

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Cosmic Egg Creation in Rock Art, Negev Desert. Ancient Myths, Astronomy, and archaeology all attempted to explain the secret of creation.  No one witnessed the creation and yet multiple versions exist in the ancient literature as if they were witnessed by many wise men. These creation accounts originated in differentRead More …


Comets and Rock Art

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Comets in Negev Desert Rock Art Comets’ infrequent and sudden appearance equated them to a harbinger of a bad omen. To an earthbound observer, a comet appears as a large star surrounded by a bright transparent cloud with a long tail that travels through the sky. Comets sudden appearances inRead More …


Maze and Rock Art

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Maze in Negev Desert Rock Art The convoluted maze shape in rock art highlights a visual hardship the viewer encounters while watching it. The mind follows the maze entangled paths in vain, trying to find the beginning and end. Every path in the maze leads the eye to a dead-endRead More …


God Images on Rock Art

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God images from the Fertile Crescent and rock art We see in rock art the earliest recorded thoughts of a man much before ink and paper were invented. In the right context, rock art can reveal a  glimpse of how things were envisioned and gives us access to early imagesRead More …