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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 3674 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 541 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 547 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 567 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 382 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 295 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 322 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 305 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 289 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 292 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 350 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 312 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 311 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 314 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 294 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 311 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 356 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 321 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 328 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 320 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 324 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 325 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 321 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 320 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 311 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 355 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 348 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 319 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 331 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 361 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 288 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 310 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 320 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 256 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 285 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 272 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 274 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 276 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 262 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 262 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 350 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 269 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 263 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 272 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 77 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 80 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 49 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 125 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 369 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 275 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 346 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 282 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 376 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 261 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 302 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 309 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 315 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 258 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 289 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 288 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 260 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 379 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 280 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 294 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 279 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 276 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 266 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 301 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 273 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 283 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 65 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 320 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 49 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 505 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 460 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 389 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 274 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 300 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 342 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 307 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 285 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 313 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 346 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 312 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 262 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 282 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 356 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 288 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 297 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 259 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 266 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 266 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 265 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 272 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 316 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 261 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 276 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 253 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 277 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 262 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 319 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 278 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 250 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 270 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 252 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 258 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 335 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 312 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 295 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 343 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 282 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 280 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 327 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 286 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 354 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 307 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 319 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 326 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 310 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 330 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 265 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 230 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 270 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 268 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 305 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 292 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 303 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 307 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 395 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 334 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 286 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 263 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 266 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 276 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 293 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 294 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 318 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 283 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 316 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 326 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 299 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 272 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 333 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 262 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 255 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 252 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 294 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 333 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 272 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 303 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 350 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 285 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 355 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 351 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 349 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 309 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 268 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 227 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 241 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 226 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 204 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 231 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 229 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 233 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 177 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 200 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 169 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 165 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 177 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 221 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 222 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 201 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 195 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 207 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 240 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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