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Hello Jacob and Manu

I guess what I have been suggesting is that the architects were working with decimals. How do I know they may have used decimals?

1. I have demonstrated here the height of the pyramid divided into 100 resulting in an error of 1/1,000,000 [www.academia.edu]

2. Petrie tells us p.94 'That the cubit was divided decimally in the fourth dynasty we know"

3. I have demonstrated the inside volume of the coffer to be 1/275th the volume of the Kings chamber and that chamber 1/8000th the volume of the pyramid.

4. We know the old Saxon system of measure mirrored that of the Indus Valley and the container system in early England according to Keith Erwin 'Man learns to measure' 1962 The entire container plan of early England was built about the wand and its decimal divisions. The result was a simple system, decimal in nature, as easy as counting itself. The main small unit corresponded to the litre of the metric arrangement of today. The unit 1,000 times as large corresponds to the metric stere, a cubic metre. The first of these could be used either for liquids or for grains and flour, the second for a liquid, such as ale. In the Angle kitchen the measure was a common object. Made of light wood in box form, open at the top, it’s inside measurements had a width, length, and depth of 1 handbreadth each. Its capacity of a cubic handbreadth was called a measure-full. Recipes for bread making appear to have always used flour by the measure-full. In the special shed where ale was kept the home made liquid was prepared in one or two vats having spigots at the bottom for drawing off the ale. Made of heavy wood in boxlike form, the vat inside was a wand-length wide, a wand-length long, and a wand-length deep. The capacity of a cubic wand was a tun. The tun could also be counted as 1000 measure-full, as indicated from the vat’s dimensions.

5. We know that a system existed in the Indus Valley which is tied to other cultures.

In Weights and Measures, Phillip Rush and John O’Keefe (1966) state that ‘the northern, or Saxon foot (13.2 inches) coming, as we have seen from northern India, was also used for land measuring’ (p 60). They continue: … two of these ancient measures are particularly important to subsequent British history. Firstly, the northern cubit of 26.6 in. probably of Aryan origin, after 300 B.C. Its use as a standard spread through Mesopotamia, Egypt, Northern India, China, and central and western Europe. It is the basis of existing British land measures. Secondly, the northern foot (13.2in) derived from the early Indus civilization in Northern India and used to build many impressive cities. It spread far afield and was particularly popular in Italy. Southern France and the British Isles. (p 59) From

6. We know the Indus Valley system was decimal.

From The Roots of Ancient India, The Archaeology of Early Indian Civilisation, second edition, revised by Walter Fairservis Jr (1975): … linear measurement was apparently well standardised. Mackay by good fortune found a piece of shell marked in regular fashion and quite clearly intended as a rule. Nine divisions remain, and from circular markings at two places five units apart it would appear that a decimal system was in vogue. Each division is approx 0.264 inches wide, or a five-unit total of 1.32 inches. Thus a foot in the decimal system would be 13.2 inches,

7. We know Thor Heyerdhal sailed a reed boat from Egypt to the Indus Valley so to consider the Egyptians knew nothing of the Indus Valley is not rational;.

8. Division into 100 is the key I could go on but you get my drift.


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Jim

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The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 3244 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 436 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 451 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 462 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 288 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 219 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 233 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 214 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 216 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 210 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 260 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 233 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 232 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 225 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 213 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 240 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 253 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 224 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 241 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 241 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 228 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 222 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 233 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 231 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 225 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 253 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 247 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 220 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 240 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 265 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 212 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 231 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 225 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 186 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 188 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 200 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 184 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 190 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 182 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 189 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 240 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 188 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 187 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 192 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 273 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 206 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 248 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 197 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 258 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 192 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 215 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 233 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 236 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 184 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 197 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 204 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 185 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 251 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 199 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 213 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 198 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 196 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 189 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 196 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 190 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 200 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 236 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 411 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 377 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 302 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 218 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 213 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 209 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 230 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 249 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 224 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 194 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 208 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 227 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 200 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 217 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 187 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 196 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 195 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 194 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 196 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 224 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 179 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 185 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 179 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 195 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 190 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 223 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 199 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 185 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 196 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 180 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 182 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 243 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 223 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 216 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 243 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 199 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 197 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 229 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 199 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 240 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 221 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 229 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 217 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 211 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 235 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 188 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 174 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 198 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 199 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 214 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 206 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 198 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 224 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 274 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 241 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 207 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 191 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 197 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 197 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 215 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 214 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 210 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 212 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 234 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 230 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 224 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 201 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 237 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 190 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 175 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 182 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 214 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 247 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 201 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 225 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 237 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 206 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 258 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 263 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 260 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 178 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 182 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 123 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 128 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 152 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 118 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 151 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 150 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 138 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 107 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 130 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 102 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
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Stanton Drew 134 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 117 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 102 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 112 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 124 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 150 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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