Orion Image Unchanged for 30,000 Years
The image of the constellation of Orion has been found on an ivory mammoth tusk 32,500 years old. It contains the carving of a male figure with arms and legs outstretched to recreate the arrangement of stars in the constellation we still represent with the figure of a male hunter?over 30,000 years later. The Ancient Egyptians identified this group of stars with their god Osiris. It’s amazing to think that this representation of that group of stars could have lasted all these years through so many different cultures.