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Orion’s Long Dark History And The Distinctive Pattern!

The earliest depiction that has been linked to the constellation of Orion is a prehistoric (Aurignacian) mammothivory carving found in a cave in the Ach valley in West Germany in 1979. Archaeologists have estimated it to have been fashioned approximately 32,000 to 38,000 years ago. The distinctive pattern of Orion has been recognized in numerous cultures around the world, and many myths have been associated with it. Orion has also been used as a symbol in the modern world.