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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 841 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 17:01
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 147 Warwick 21-Apr-17 17:19
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 144 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 118 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:09
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 131 M. J. Thomas 22-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 139 Merrell 22-Apr-17 21:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 123 Warwick 23-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 172 M. J. Thomas 23-Apr-17 20:22
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 137 R Avry Wilson 24-Apr-17 05:41
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 116 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:53
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 121 Warwick 24-Apr-17 15:36
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 146 R Avry Wilson 25-Apr-17 04:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 126 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 06:28
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 141 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 141 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 15:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 100 Warwick 24-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 112 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 100 Warwick 24-Apr-17 18:54
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 99 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 22:45
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 91 Warwick 25-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 96 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:17
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 101 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 18:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 136 Sirfiroth 21-Apr-17 22:26
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 145 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 193 PhiPIandI 22-Apr-17 01:27
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 114 Reagent 25-Apr-17 03:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 112 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 124 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:37
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 137 Reagent 26-Apr-17 09:06
The Origins of standards 123 Warwick 26-Apr-17 16:41
Re: The Origins of standards 83 Reagent 27-Apr-17 02:13
Re: The Origins of standards 188 Warwick 27-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 114 Reagent 27-Apr-17 06:10
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 131 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 15:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 179 Reagent 25-Apr-17 21:54


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