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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 3273 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 450 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 460 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 470 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 299 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 227 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 242 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 220 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 221 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 225 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 273 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 240 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 245 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 241 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 221 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 250 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 264 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 240 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 251 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 257 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 246 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 239 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 245 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 244 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 237 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 272 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 270 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 244 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 254 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 286 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 217 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 237 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 238 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 191 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 202 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 206 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 192 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 201 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 193 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 196 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 263 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 198 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 194 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 199 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 291 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 214 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 261 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 211 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 282 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 199 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 234 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 241 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 244 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 188 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 204 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 211 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 192 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 274 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 210 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 227 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 206 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 207 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 197 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 219 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 200 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 205 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 244 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 428 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 388 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 315 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 223 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 231 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 238 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 237 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 217 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 240 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 270 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 236 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 201 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 214 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 241 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 211 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 227 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 192 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 200 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 201 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 202 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 204 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 241 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 186 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 200 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 186 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 211 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 196 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 235 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 208 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 190 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 204 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 187 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 192 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 262 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 237 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 224 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 258 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 214 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 208 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 249 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 218 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 262 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 230 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 240 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 229 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 222 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 246 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 196 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 181 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 207 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 207 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 223 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 212 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 215 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 234 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 297 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 255 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
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Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 198 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
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Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 213 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 223 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 225 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 223 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 226 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 243 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 240 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 233 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 209 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 253 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 198 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 184 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 191 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 222 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 262 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
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Re:-Stop the World for a word... 241 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 269 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 222 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 270 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 274 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 274 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 193 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 191 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 142 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 144 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 162 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 133 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 167 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 159 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 147 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 110 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 138 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
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Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 135 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 108 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 124 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 133 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 161 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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