oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Comets, Meteors and Trance: Were these conceptually associated in Southern African pre-history?

Volume 47, Issue 5-6
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Evidence from rock art and linguistics suggests that prehistoric peoples of Southern Africa associated comets and meteors with ""phosphenes: or flashes of light seen during states of trance.

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