Alien Artifact Found? The Nebra Sky Disc★★★

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The Nebra Sky Disc is a bronze disc approximately 30cm in diameter and weighs about 2.2 kg. It has a blue-green patina and is inlaid with gold symbols. The symbols are generally interpreted as the sun or full moon, a lunar crescent, and stars including a cluster thought to be Pleiades. There are two golden arcs along the sides which mark the angle between the solstices and were added later. There was the addition of a final arc at the bottom that was surrounded with multiple strokes, the meaning of these is uncertain interpreted as possibly a solar Barge with multiple oars , the Milky way , or a rainbow. The disc was found at a site near Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany and dated to approximately c. 1600 B.C. it has been associated with the Bronze Age Unetice culture. The disc is unlike any known artistic style from that period, because of that it was initially suspected of being a forgery but has since become widely accepted as authentic. In June of 2013 it was included in the UNESCO's Memory of the World Register. It was found approximately 12 miles away from the ancient site of Goseck circle ,Germany. Goseck Circle called the Stonehenge of Germany is considered the world's first accurate solar observatory.The site is a set of circular ditches 75 meters across with gates and inner rings. It was originally made of wood instead of stone. The discovery site was a prehistoric enclosure that encircled the top of an 827 ft elevation in the Ziegelroda Forest. The enclosure is oriented so that the sun seems to set every solstice behind the Brocken which is the highest peak of the Harz mountains. The disc was found with other artifacts. There were also two bronze swords, two hatchets,a chisel, and several spiral bracelet fragments. They were discovered by Henry Westphal and Mario Renner while treasure hunting using a metal detector in 1999. The disc and the artifacts found with it are now in Halle at the State Museum of Prehistory. Interestingly an analysis of the metals orgins show that the copper originated at Bischofshofen in Aurstria, the gold from the Carpathia Mountains, and the gold used in the first phase from the river Carnon in Cornwall. The tin content of the bronze was also from Cornwall. The purpose of the disc is debated. It is thought that the disc might be an astronomical instrument and could also have religious significance. The strange blue green patina of the bronze is thought to be an intentional part of the original artifact. It begs the question did the people of the European Bronze Age have the astronomical knowledge and abilities to create this object? It would require close observation of the yearly course of the Sun, also the rising and setting points at summer and winter solstice. They have previously not been known to posses such knowledge and skills. Visit us at: Music By Josh Woodward Link to online music license:

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