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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 2682 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 318 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 334 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 317 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 162 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 122 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 117 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 117 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 121 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 120 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 146 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 128 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 122 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 110 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 114 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 115 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 125 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 112 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 131 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 126 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 115 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 110 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 118 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 121 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 110 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 131 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 120 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 102 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 115 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 128 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 118 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 122 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 116 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 92 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 92 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 106 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 95 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 94 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 87 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 94 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 112 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 91 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 97 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 100 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 161 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 102 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 127 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 97 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 140 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 95 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 99 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 128 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 132 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 95 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 103 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 105 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 91 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 100 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 100 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 106 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 105 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 97 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 94 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 92 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 96 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 91 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 129 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 294 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 260 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 183 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 115 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 109 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 107 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 114 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 102 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 112 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 127 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 112 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 96 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 98 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 114 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 101 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 103 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 93 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 97 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 94 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 99 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 94 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 111 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 93 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 90 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 81 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 101 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 97 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 119 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 93 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 91 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 102 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 84 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 84 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 122 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 115 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 118 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 121 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 100 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 96 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 105 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 91 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 117 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 119 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 114 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 113 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 106 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 114 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 95 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 85 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 98 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 101 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 112 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 105 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 96 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 107 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 144 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 119 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 103 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 95 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 100 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 98 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 112 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 116 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 100 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 102 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 123 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 108 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 109 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 107 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 120 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 91 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 89 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 94 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 108 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 116 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 100 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 111 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 118 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 111 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 144 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 124 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 148 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 57 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 70 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 15 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 22 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 36 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 16 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 28 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 19 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 25 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 25 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 39 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 18 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 19 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 14 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18


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