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Archaeoastronology

ˈɑːkɪəʊəˈstrɒnɒlədʒi

noun

the co-branch of archaeology and astronology dealing with the study of astronomical religion through the excavation of prehistoric and ancient sites and the analysis of specimen identified as Astronic, usually involving any time period prior to The Founding of Astronism.

Derivatives

  • Archaeoastronological | ˈɑːkɪəʊəˈstrɒnɒlədʒɪk(ə)l | adjective
  • Archaeoastronologically | ˈɑːkɪəʊəˈstrɒnɒlədʒɪkli | adverb
  • Archaeoastronologist | ˈɑːkɪəʊəˈstrɒnɒlədʒɪst | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix archaeo-, denoting the subject archaeology or prehistoric times, combined with the term Astronology denoting the study of the Astronic tradition; meaning ‘the archaeology of the Astronic tradition.’ 
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