Ancient Papyrus Reveals Millennia Old Astronomical Secret: The ‘Demon Star’ Algol Does Exist

1943, an ancient papyrus was bought by the Cairo museum.

It was written in Hieratic and although portions of it were eaten away by ants, it was a very precious ancient document.

The papyrus contained three separate books dealing with astronomy. One of the books was the Cairo Calendar, and now it reveals an ancient astronomical secret.

Papyrus Museum, Cairo, Egypt. The oldest Egyptian calendar. Ancient Egyptians knew about Algol, the Demon Star 3200 years ago.
Papyrus Museum, Cairo, Egypt. The oldest Egyptian calendar. Ancient Egyptians knew about Algol, the Demon Star 3200 years ago.

A research team from Finland is now suggesting that ancient Egyptians were familiar with the Demon Star and its odd behavior already 3200 years ago! Continue reading Ancient Papyrus Reveals Millennia Old Astronomical Secret: The ‘Demon Star’ Algol Does Exist