MINOAN FERRIES ON THE AEGEAN IN THE MEDITERRANEAN BRONZE AGE TAKING ASTRONOMY TOURS TO THE GREAT PYRAMID
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Constellation ArgoStar SiriusGreat PyramidMinoan GuardsPyramid Geometry
Phaistos Disk Solution = Hidden Patterns     Solution Strategy = Matching Pictographs Connected
PHAISTOS DISK INSPIRED ARTICLE
3,600 YEAR-OLD ANIMATION
POTTER'S WHEEL, THE FIRST ANIMATION "HARDWARE"

Cave/Tunnel, Phaistos DiskCave/Tunnel, Phaistos Disk

The disk is spinning clockwise but the geometry produces the illusion of the triangle in the center spinning counterclockwise.

Minyae, Phaistos Disk PictographDisk/Shield, Phaistos Disk PictographThe image on the left seems to suggest, "Spin me!" To create this animation, I made exact tracings of the Phaistos Disk. To create the animation on the left, I connected all fourteen of the Minyae pictographs with lines to reveal a triangle inside two polygons. Then, I inverted the color to change it to black, blue and white. Using gif animation software, I spun the disk with this geometry design four times 90 degrees clockwise and then set the animation on a background of twinkling stars.

Minoan Potter's Wheel FrontThe artist of the Phaistos Disk, lacking gif animation software, perhaps composed geometric designs within spirals on pottery and then spun the wheel to observe the actions of geometry inside a spinning spiral. (left, pottery wheel excavated in Crete from the Minoan era, back of wheel and front of wheel)


Phaistos Disk, Planeism, Geometry, Theology, Bronze AgePhaistos Disk, Planeism, Geometry, Theology, Bronze Age


Early astronomy, involving the study of the properties of a circle and the geometry of a sphere, comes under the antique study of "containment of geometrical arrangements." In these animations we see the effects of spin on geometrical arrangments that have been overlaid onto a spiral that is contained within a sphere. As strange as it might seem to us that the Minoan astronomers would be discussing this, it is really not that far-fetched. Anyone in any period of time who studied the stars would observe the movement of the stars as a group and would certainly theorize about how the stars are fixed but also are in motion.

There was during that time a wide-spread number philosophy in the Bronze Age involving containment of geometrical arrangements, and this probably had application in astronomy. They might have concluded the movement of the stars to be some kind of illusion created by spin. If they did not actually conclude this, then certainly it could have crossed their minds and even been something they talked about. Obviously, they were brilliant astronomers. I admit to the possibility of giving them credit for more than is their due, but for the last 17 years I have been in awe of these people. And they have educated me.



SITEMAP - BOOK INDEX - HOME

Page 1 - Antique Science of Containment | Many Hidden Patterns
Page 2 - The Tablet | Who Created It? | How to Solve It
Page 3 - Constellation Argo - The Ferry | Khufu Ship | Rope Truss
     Argo Sails Backwards for 2,300 Years!
Page 4 - North Star | Enochian Language
     Linear "A" for Argothic? | Egyptian Influences
Page 5 - Great Pyramid Exterior
Page 6 - Pyramid Interior | Pyramid Goddess
     Archaeoastronomy Site | Vault Technology
Page 7 - Minoan Warriors
Page 8 - Apex and Base
     Minoan Symbols for Star and Constellation
Page 9 - Pyramid Geometry
Page 10 - Maze Solution | Phi Spiral
Page 11 - Conclusion | Unidentified Patterns | Ships of the Sky
Page 12 - Minoan Calendars | Minoan LuniSolar Calendar
     Minoan Zodiac Stellar Calendar | Minoan Sothic Calendar
     Minoan 366-Day Year Calendar
Page 13 - Brilliant Lost World
Page 14 - Origins of the Phaistos Disk | How Was it Made?
Page 15 - Evans Pictographs
Page 16 - Pictographs Numbered | Entire Inscription
Page 17 - It's Full of Stars! | Hoax Defense | Infamous Letter
     Wrong Motivation | Conclusion
Page 18 - Galileo on Philosophy | The Crater of the Whorl
     Remembering the Whorl | Planeism |Tree of Life
     The Arktype Astrology | Waking Whorl and Dream Whorl
Page 19 - The Phaistos Disk! | Hidden Patterns | Emerald Table
     Astronomer-Artist | As Above, So Below | Planeism
Page 20 - Crete Invents Modern Astrology
     Sexigesimal System | Phi Spiral | Astronomical Ages
     Birthing Stone of Zeus | Watcher Unseen
Page 21 - Phaistos Disk Color Animations
Page 22 - Phaistos Disk Maze of Daedalus
     Daedalus, Cunning Artificer | Palace of Knossos
     Daedalus Invents Images
Page 23 - Animated Geometry
Page 24 - Shield of Achilles
Page 25 - Great Pyramid on the Phaistos Disk
Page 26 - Constellation Argo Sail Backwards for 2,300 Years
Page 27 - North Star, Sirius, the Planets and Stars
Page 28 - 3,600 Year-Old Animation
Page 29 - Phaistos Disk Clay Pictographs
Page 30 - Emerald Table of Hermes Trismegistus


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PHAISTOS DISK
SIDES 1 AND 2
1600 BCE, Crete
Phaistos Disk
Phaistos Disk My exact tracing
of the Phaistos Disk
with pictographs color coded
Phaistos Disk
Phaistos Disk
Overlap the two sides at the matching line segments
Phaistos Disk
My exact tracing
of the Phaistos Disk, pictographs removed
Phaistos Disk Infinity
My exact tracing
of the Phaistos Disk with pictographs
Phaistos Disk
Phaistos Disk
PHAISTOS DISK
PUZZLE SOLUTION
MINOAN WAVE SPIRAL
AND FIGURE 8 SHIELD

The artist(s) of the disk puzzle populated the spirals with pictographs as place holders for the hidden large pictographs (patterns), revealed when the matching pictographs are connected with lines, as in connecting points with lines in geometry and stars with lines in astronomy to produce constellations.

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