oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Comets, Meteors and Trance: Were these conceptually associated in Southern African pre-history?
|Article Title||Comets, Meteors and Trance: Were these conceptually associated in Southern African pre-history?|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 1988|
|Pages||49 - 52|
|Keyword(s)||Anthropology, Astronomy, Comets, Conceptual association, Meteors, South African pre-history and Trance|
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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