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Orion Man of Wilmington

əˈrʌɪən man ɒv wɪlmɪŋtʌn

noun | Archaeoastronology

a prehistoric Astronic specimen located at Wilmington in East Sussex, England, dated to 3480 BCE depicting a figure resembling the Orion constellation; considered to have been an expression of Neolithic astronomical or astral religion.

Origin and etymology

  • Also referred to outside Astronist circles as the Long Man of Wilmington, this specimen was studied and commented by Professor John North in his 2008 book Cosmos.  
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