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Rock Art in Israel

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New book explores the connection of Negev Desert Rock Art to Myths and Astronomy. It traces the Negev Desert pre-history through archeological remains such as Rock Art, Masseboth, Temples, and the Holy Mountains. It reconstructs the Negev Desert beliefs through Myths and Astronomy as influenced by ancient Egypt and SumerRead More …

Comets and Rock Art

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Comets in Negev Desert Rock Art To an earthbound observer, a comet appears as a large star surrounded by bright transparent cloud with a tail that travels through the sky. Comets infrequent appearances in a relatively “known” sky captivated people and their interpretation have been found on rock art, coins,Read More …

Fish Underworld Journey

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Fish Underworld Journey in Rock Art Deciphering Rock Art from the Negev Desert. The analysis of text, rock art iconography reveals a deep belief in the afterlife from the Bronze age. Much is written about a horse, a dog, a bird, a sun, a ship, acting as an afterlife journeyRead More …

Birds afterlife journey

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Birds Afterlife Journey myth and Rock Art Birds symbolic significance across cultures relates to both life and death. In many cultures, they appear in afterlife scenes affixed to the array of mental tricks that soften the harsh finality of death by instilling the idea of renewal, transformation, and rebirth. TheRead More …

Sacred Marriage

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Fertility Rituals in Negev Desert rock art It seems natural for early man to relate the heavenly mating of sky god with the earth goddess as a catalyst for increased fertility. The celestial pairing of the two found its way in rituals of sexual nature intended to induce nature powers.  ActsRead More …

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