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4 responses to “Nebra Sky Disk

  1. Fresca

    I thought you were making it smile and wink, but nope–that’s what the original is doing! Makes me smile too.

    • Dr H

      Hi Fresca, I hadn’t looked at it that way before! It didn’t always have a smile – the curving boat at the bottom was added part way through the life of the object.

  2. Lucinda ⋅

    Cool! Do have any speculation about how it was used?

    • Dr H

      It appears to be a record of the heavens and the movement of the stars between spring and autumn. The cluster of stars is the pleiades or seven sisters. It’s a unique object, but was found as part of a hoard with swords, axes and armbands.

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