This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
noun | Archaeoastronology
a prehistoric depiction of an astronomical object, symbol, or event (either by engraving or illustration), often interpreted as possessing a religious motivation and classified as Astronic specimen.
- Astroglyphic | ˈkɒzməˈvɪʒ(ə)nəl | adjective
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the word astro, denoting the astronomical world, adjoined to the combining form -glyph denoting a hieroglyphic character or symbol; meaning ‘depiction of an astronomical object or symbol.’