The Nebra Sky Disc

The Secrets of the Nebra Sky Disc

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UNESCO’s interpretation is that the Sky Disc “combines an extraordinary comprehension of astronomical phenomena with the religious beliefs of its period”, enabling us to gain “unique glimpses into the early knowledge of the heavens.”

Featured image: The Nebra Sky Disc. Photo source: Wikipedia

By April Holloway


Nebra Sky Disk – UNESCO Memory of the World

The Nebra Sky Disc – State Office for Heritage, Management and Archaeology

Provenance of the gold of the Early Bronze Age Nebra Sky Disk, central Germany: geochemical characterization of natural gold from Cornwall – European Journal of Mineralogy

Secrets of the Star Disc – BBC

Bronze disk is astronomical clock – Phys Org

Calendar question over star disc - BBC


I suggest that April reads Alan Butlers book about the Phaistos Disc as it shows that the Nebra is not the one of a kind.

'Like' April's article.

Guillaume, the Phaistos Disk and the Nebra Disk are completely different, apart from the fact they are both disks.

I beg to differ as to the disc(k)s being just discs. They are both of an Moon/Sun nature.I could expand my thoughts greatly as to their nature but not too many are ready for it.

It just so happens that in my Astrological Birth Chart shows a positive movement of exactly 82 degrees, so I would gladly like to know more of what this could mean!!!

Yeah I think we'd all be better off if you kept those thoughts to yourself.


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