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M. J. Thomas Wrote:
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> With respect, R Avry Wilson, you are complicating
> the issue unnecessarily.

Perhaps, yes. I admit trying to flesh out my response ... wanted to cover the bases. :)


> Statement: The Great Pyramid of Giza cannot have
> been designed before the invention of the
> Royal Cubit and the seked.
>
> Do you agree or disagree?


Yes. Agreed.

It would be impossible to build such structures without a system of measure(s).

On a side note, the cubit would predate the seked, and remember, the seked is more of a concept of rise/run than it is a principle. For example, not every pyramid has the same seked ratio. The seked, as you know, is a way of expressing a value of run to a rise of one cubit.

In any event, I would apply your question on cubits/sekeds to Old Kingdom pyramids in general, not just the Great Pyramid ... surely the Step, Red, Bent, Khafre, Menkaure, Meidum, etc are no slouching little piles of rock. Have you studied their seked values as well? Done a comparison study?

I can see how pyramid design would not be far removed from the employment of the cubit system. Is this the gist of your topic?

Regards,
Avry

ps. In your comparison of the 22:220 | digit:cubit, I might suggest a viewpoint of the 220 representing the lateral radius of the base as opposed to half the side length. In this way you can better visualize a physical right triangle used in checking layer consistency during construction.

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Seked and Royal Cubit origins 781 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 17:01
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 123 Warwick 21-Apr-17 17:19
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 126 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 98 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:09
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 106 M. J. Thomas 22-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 121 Merrell 22-Apr-17 21:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 103 Warwick 23-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 139 M. J. Thomas 23-Apr-17 20:22
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 110 R Avry Wilson 24-Apr-17 05:41
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 90 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:53
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 92 Warwick 24-Apr-17 15:36
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 124 R Avry Wilson 25-Apr-17 04:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 103 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 06:28
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 107 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 112 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 15:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 82 Warwick 24-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 91 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 86 Warwick 24-Apr-17 18:54
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 81 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 22:45
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 81 Warwick 25-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 77 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:17
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 92 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 18:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 111 Sirfiroth 21-Apr-17 22:26
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 115 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 159 PhiPIandI 22-Apr-17 01:27
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 97 Reagent 25-Apr-17 03:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 96 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 99 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:37
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 117 Reagent 26-Apr-17 09:06
The Origins of standards 104 Warwick 26-Apr-17 16:41
Re: The Origins of standards 73 Reagent 27-Apr-17 02:13
Re: The Origins of standards 149 Warwick 27-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 86 Reagent 27-Apr-17 06:10
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 112 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 15:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 144 Reagent 25-Apr-17 21:54


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