Posted on January 27, 2013
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The study of astronomy in Ancient Egypt has traditionally fallen between the fields of Egyptology, astronomy, archaeoastronomy,and history of science. Researchersfrom all four disciplines have looked at the area from different perspectives. In addition however, there have been reasonswhy researchershave not tackled the field: Egyptologists have felt it required too much technical knowledge while other researchershave believed that those capable of reading the texts are most suited to studying the material.