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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 3542 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 496 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 495 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 511 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 339 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 261 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 278 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 261 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 253 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 260 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 301 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 272 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 272 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 274 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 252 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 274 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 308 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 279 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 287 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 282 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 277 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 279 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 282 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 276 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 272 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 311 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 308 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 280 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 287 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 323 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 253 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 273 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 280 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 225 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 237 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 238 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 231 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 239 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 226 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 229 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 304 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 234 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 231 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 241 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 52 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 49 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 23 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 47 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 328 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 242 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 294 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 241 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 327 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 228 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 267 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 276 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 281 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 222 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 242 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 249 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 229 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 319 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 243 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 259 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 238 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 241 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 231 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 254 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 237 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 251 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 38 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 280 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 23 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 463 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 420 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 353 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 244 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 266 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 275 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 271 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 249 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 274 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 306 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 270 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 232 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 251 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 291 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 244 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 262 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 225 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 233 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 232 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 232 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 235 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 280 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 222 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 232 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 220 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 242 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 227 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 275 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 241 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 221 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 234 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 216 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 225 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 295 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 272 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 259 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 299 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 246 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 241 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 284 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 249 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 300 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 264 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 275 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 268 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 267 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 283 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 227 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 201 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 238 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 236 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 257 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 250 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 251 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 268 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 348 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 293 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 255 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 231 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 233 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 247 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 257 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 255 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 264 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 247 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 278 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 283 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 260 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 240 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 289 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 228 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 218 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 222 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 256 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 296 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 237 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 266 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 307 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 255 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 303 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 309 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 308 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 240 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 228 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 179 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 182 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 185 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 164 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 195 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 194 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 180 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 142 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 167 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 142 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 136 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 146 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 176 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 172 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 156 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 161 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 172 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 203 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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