This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
noun | Astroanthropology
the ancient practice of writing texts about celestial phenomena and the placing of those texts into coffins as grave goods, such as the Coffin Texts of Ancient Egypt; considered an important aspect of Astronicism.
- Necrocosmographic | ˈnɛkrəʊkɒzˈmɒɡrafɪk | (or Necrocosmographical) adjective, (also Necrocosmographically) adverb
- Necrocosmographer | ˈnɛkrəʊkɒzˈmɒɡrəfə | noun
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the word necro-, denoting death or corpses, adjoined to the combining form -cosmography denoting descriptions of the universe; meaning ‘astronomical texts for the dead.’