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Hello David Kenworthy, and Merry X-mas to you also,

I was going to wait till after the holiday to comment on your post descriptions, but just like a kid at this time of year, I couldn't wait any longer since I had some time to spare before family gatherings commence.

First of all I would like to congratulate your achievements concerning your analysis of Stonehenge as a Lunar Eclipse calculator, and the manner you reconcile Metric units, with units of Time cycles of the Moon. That is always a challenging affair. And also your correct observations that these time cycles are incorporated as Metric units in the GP height as you describe in your post. I would just like to point out one item in regard your calculations that make these figures as precise as you describe them is due to your using what I have been mentioning for many years as the Old Meter unit of 39.375 ins. And Prof. A. Thom's Megalithic Yard is a factor of that old Meter unit as well. Only in a manner you may not be accustomed to seeing in this case.

Your calculation of the height of the GP is using the AE RC unit of 20.625 ins. which is comparable to the old Saxon Ft. of 13.2 ins as 25/16 ratio. But there are a few AE RC units to consider in this matter also. The best one in this case, is the .525 Meter RC unit of 20.671875 ins. which divided by 7/4 gives an Egyptian Ft. of 11.8125 ins., which is in ratio to the Imp.Ft as 63/64 = 12 ins. The difference between this AE RC and the one you used being the ratio 441/440. This larger AE RC unit can then be expanded by another ratio of some familiarity around here of 176/175 to obtain a unit of 20.79 ins. And what makes this unit so intriguing is that it is in ratio to the Imp.Ft. as 1:1.7325 ins., which is a very ancient value of the sq.rt. of 3 which is also found in the grid layout of the Giza Plateau defined by the rectangle of the three main pyramids distance length in Cubits of 20.625 ins. x 1732.5 units. While you have been focusing on the Lunar Saros cycle, the layout of the Giza plateau width factor of 1417.5 cubits in this rectangular grid gives a product of 99 Lunar cycles of 29.53125 days, which is the Metonic 8 year cycle of the Moon.

But now back to the Megalithic Yard connection to this situation. The metrologic research of Hugh Franklin made the discovery many years ago, that the connecting factor between Imperial units and Megalithic units could be described as the short side of a Vesica, whose half long side x Pi = 1:2.722179 ect. But as you know already, those ancient astronomers didn't use the modern ratio of Pi, but the old 22/7 variety instead. Such that when I divide the previous unit ratio of the Vesica in half as 1.7325 / 2 = .86625 x 22/7 = 2.7225 Ft. in ratio to the Imperial Ft. This ratio factor may look odd to some as a value of the MY, but it has it's precedence in of all places, ancient Volumetric units such as the old Scottish Bushel of 2178 cu. ins., divided into 8 Old Corn gallons of 272.25 cubic ins. So the old Saxon units are ever present in this matter also as you correctly mention.

Best regards, and Happy Holidays,

Stephen who is looking forward to reading the entirety of your research on this subject

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David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 5171 molder 27-Sep-17 17:03
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 480 DavidK 19-Jan-18 13:05
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 479 DavidK 21-Jan-18 22:27
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 491 DavidK 22-Jan-18 09:55
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 424 cloister 22-Jan-18 11:01
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 422 DavidK 22-Jan-18 12:30
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 399 cloister 22-Jan-18 12:40
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 422 DavidK 22-Jan-18 13:15
Stonehenge, Brodgar Ring and Thom 530 DavidK 22-Jan-18 13:32
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 430 cloister 22-Jan-18 16:34
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 567 DavidK 05-Jan-18 20:55
Re: Michell's Canon of Ancient Measure 454 DavidK 05-Jan-18 23:48
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Re: Michell's Canon of Ancient Measure 519 DavidK 07-Jan-18 11:14
Re: Michell's Canon of Ancient Measure 552 DavidK 10-Jan-18 14:23
Eclipse Measurements on Salisbury Plain. 526 DavidK 08-Jan-18 22:07
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 424 DavidK 19-Jan-18 12:47
Extracts from another website 481 DavidK 19-Jan-18 13:31
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Re: Duplication of the cube 426 molder 22-Jan-18 23:24
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Re: Extracts from another website 421 DavidK 24-Jan-18 21:12
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 459 DavidK 24-Jan-18 12:03
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 420 DavidK 25-Jan-18 07:06
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 404 molder 25-Jan-18 12:19
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 414 molder 25-Jan-18 12:36
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 463 DavidK 25-Jan-18 13:50
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 404 DavidK 25-Jan-18 13:43
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 449 DavidK 25-Jan-18 09:41
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 411 DavidK 27-Jan-18 12:17
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 531 rodz111 28-Jan-18 09:54
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 407 DavidK 28-Jan-18 20:49
Re: The Saros 510 molder 28-Jan-18 23:13
Re: The Saros 467 DavidK 29-Jan-18 12:25
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 463 rodz111 29-Jan-18 16:38
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 442 DavidK 29-Jan-18 17:07
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 426 molder 30-Jan-18 06:05
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 428 DavidK 30-Jan-18 10:06
One last shot 444 DavidK 30-Jan-18 13:40
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 540 rodz111 30-Jan-18 18:11
Whay lies between SH and the GP? 404 DavidK 31-Jan-18 07:00
The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 456 DavidK 31-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 357 DavidK 31-Jan-18 21:12
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 391 cloister 31-Jan-18 21:28
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 406 DavidK 01-Feb-18 08:49
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 438 cloister 01-Feb-18 09:39
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 527 DavidK 01-Feb-18 10:05
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 411 cloister 01-Feb-18 12:01
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 415 DavidK 01-Feb-18 14:44
Re: The Megalithic and Saxon Yard Relationship 433 cloister 01-Feb-18 20:23
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 486 DavidK 29-Jan-18 19:39
The New SH GP calculator 439 DavidK 02-Feb-18 10:04
The Basic Model 441 DavidK 02-Feb-18 10:40
For Horatech 439 DavidK 02-Feb-18 10:50
Re: The New SH GP calculator 478 molder 03-Feb-18 04:16
Re: The New SH GP calculator 477 DavidK 03-Feb-18 23:28
putting 56 back into the GP using the sekhed 425 DavidK 04-Feb-18 10:37
Re: putting 90720 back into the GP 449 DavidK 04-Feb-18 10:44
Re: putting 90720 back into the GP 526 rodz111 04-Feb-18 13:30
Re: putting 90720 back into the GP 449 DavidK 06-Feb-18 15:41
Re: putting 90720 back into the GP 608 rodz111 06-Feb-18 18:13
Re: putting 90720 back into the GP 439 DavidK 06-Feb-18 22:24
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 417 DavidK 06-Feb-18 15:56
evidence for use of base 100 at SH and GP 448 DavidK 07-Feb-18 10:49
why 2.7207 feet per Hugh Franklin? 410 DavidK 07-Feb-18 12:37
Re: why 2.7207 feet per Hugh Franklin? 528 DavidK 07-Feb-18 15:29
Standard cubit 19.8 inches 534 DavidK 08-Mar-18 09:16
The Stonehenge Cubit 20.4 inches 548 DavidK 22-Mar-18 10:03
Re: The Stonehenge Cubit 20.4 inches 517 Manu 31-Mar-18 17:21
Re: The Stonehenge Cubit 20.4 inches 515 DavidK 06-Apr-18 22:26
the Giza Template 498 DavidK 30-Mar-18 05:12
Re: the Giza Template 458 DavidK 14-Oct-18 21:57
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 430 DavidK 12-Oct-18 21:21
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 270 DavidK 16-Mar-19 23:50
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 228 rodz111 17-Mar-19 14:54
Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal 307 DavidK 17-Mar-19 10:38
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.736 imperial inches 266 DavidK 26-Mar-19 15:07
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.625 imperial inches 279 DavidK 04-Apr-19 13:17
Finding the ancient metre in the GP base 39.375 inches 248 DavidK 08-Apr-19 14:22
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.736 imperial inches 83 DavidK 22-Dec-19 18:09
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.736 imperial inches 65 molder 23-Dec-19 10:47
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.736 imperial inches 64 DavidK 23-Dec-19 11:42
Re: Giza Great Pyramid design Proposal the royal cubit 20.736 imperial inches 81 magisterchessmutt 23-Dec-19 12:48
Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 221 DavidK 25-Apr-19 21:52
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 93 magisterchessmutt 22-Dec-19 22:24
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Re: David Kenworthy Cracking the Megalithic Code 58 DavidK 13-Jan-20 15:51
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