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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 906 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 17:01
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 183 Warwick 21-Apr-17 17:19
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 168 M. J. Thomas 21-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 141 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:09
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 164 M. J. Thomas 22-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 162 Merrell 22-Apr-17 21:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 150 Warwick 23-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 206 M. J. Thomas 23-Apr-17 20:22
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 180 R Avry Wilson 24-Apr-17 05:41
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 152 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:53
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 158 Warwick 24-Apr-17 15:36
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 169 R Avry Wilson 25-Apr-17 04:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 148 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 06:28
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 179 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 09:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 184 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 15:57
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 128 Warwick 24-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 151 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:24
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 126 Warwick 24-Apr-17 18:54
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 123 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 22:45
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 114 Warwick 25-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 116 M. J. Thomas 24-Apr-17 18:17
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 123 Thanos5150 24-Apr-17 18:30
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 162 Sirfiroth 21-Apr-17 22:26
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 178 Warwick 22-Apr-17 16:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 215 PhiPIandI 22-Apr-17 01:27
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 135 Reagent 25-Apr-17 03:33
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 132 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:12
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 152 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 14:37
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 177 Reagent 26-Apr-17 09:06
The Origins of standards 145 Warwick 26-Apr-17 16:41
Re: The Origins of standards 93 Reagent 27-Apr-17 02:13
Re: The Origins of standards 219 Warwick 27-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 134 Reagent 27-Apr-17 06:10
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 157 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Apr-17 15:04
Re: Seked and Royal Cubit origins 223 Reagent 25-Apr-17 21:54


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