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M. J. Thomas Wrote:
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> Hello all,
>
> Who invented the seked and the royal cubit, and
> when?
>
> I ask for the simple reason both appear in the
> Great Pyramid of Giza.
>
> The gradient of the Pyramid's faces is clearly
> Seked 5 1/2, and it's royal cubit is equiv. to
> around 20.6 British inches.
>
> Robin (MJT)

The Seked could very well be the result of Sneferu's trial and error

The Royal Cubit was based on a King's elbow to fingertip length.

If I had to hazard a guess it would one of Narmer, Khasekhemwy, Netjerikhet, and Sneferu. All of whom were builders of note.

I can't see where knowing which King specifically would be indicative of anything other than the simple fact.

Warwick

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Seked and Royal Cubit origins 1050 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 17:01
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 278 Warwick 21-Apr-17 17:19
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 235 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 200 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:09
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 243 M. J. Thomas 22-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 254 Merrell 22-Apr-17 21:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 238 Warwick 23-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 287 M. J. Thomas 23-Apr-17 20:22
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 271 R Avry Wilson 24-Apr-17 05:41
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 239 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:53
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 231 Warwick 24-Apr-17 15:36
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 236 R Avry Wilson 25-Apr-17 04:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 202 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 06:28
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 267 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 287 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 15:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 216 Warwick 24-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 205 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 197 Warwick 24-Apr-17 18:54
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 176 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 22:45
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 171 Warwick 25-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 183 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:17
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 180 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 18:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 221 Sirfiroth 21-Apr-17 22:26
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 260 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 286 PhiPIandI 22-Apr-17 01:27
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 208 Reagent 25-Apr-17 03:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 176 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 217 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:37
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 270 Reagent 26-Apr-17 09:06
The Origins of standards 205 Warwick 26-Apr-17 16:41
Re: The Origins of standards 152 Reagent 27-Apr-17 02:13
Re: The Origins of standards 323 Warwick 27-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 215 Reagent 27-Apr-17 06:10
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 207 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 15:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 338 Reagent 25-Apr-17 21:54


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