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a Variants are Antelope head, cat's paw, gazelle's head, wild beast head, deer, turtle, and coconut (the last three from a Burmese source). b Yi et al. (1986, p. 30) cite bie or "river turtle" as an alternative mansion but one based on a confusion in the literature with "river turtle" in CrA. c Or Dragon's breast.

d Some sources include Vega as an additional naksatra, making 28.

a Variants are Antelope head, cat's paw, gazelle's head, wild beast head, deer, turtle, and coconut (the last three from a Burmese source). b Yi et al. (1986, p. 30) cite bie or "river turtle" as an alternative mansion but one based on a confusion in the literature with "river turtle" in CrA. c Or Dragon's breast.

d Some sources include Vega as an additional naksatra, making 28.

structured framework, it is often possible to reconstruct a common prototype of related systems as is done in linguistics. Such reconstructions require the reexamination of masses of data and analysis of structural characteristics, especially sequences. Detailed presentation of unpublished studies is inappropriate here, but it is worthwhile to summarize some important cases of the spread of astronomical ideas embodied in calendrical contexts. In the discussions that follow, we omit some important calendrical features, particularly structural characteristics, such as the 365-day "astronomer's" year, the 361-day Jupiter year, the 360-day "counting year," and the 354-day "lunar year."

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