Lunar calendar in rongorongo texts and rock art of Easter Island

@inproceedings{Horley2011LunarCI,
  title={Lunar calendar in rongorongo texts and rock art of Easter Island},
  author={P. Horley},
  year={2011}
}
This paper analyzes the Mamari lunar calendar using paleographic, astronomical and ethnological data. It confirms that the two last crescents of the calendar correspond to moonless nights. Two small superscript crescents (thought to represent insertion of intercalary nights) have a clear paleographic explanation. Thus, the Mamari calendar consists of 30 nights in full agreement with astronomy and other Polynesian calendars. Studies of Rapa Nui petroglyphs and naked-eye observation of a complete… Expand
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