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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 3084 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 400 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 411 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 404 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 240 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 186 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 189 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 182 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 182 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 181 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 222 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 198 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 194 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 183 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 184 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 187 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 206 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 188 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 206 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 206 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 175 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 179 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 195 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 193 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 190 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 206 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 189 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 167 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 189 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 199 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 185 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 193 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 184 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 154 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 153 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 172 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 153 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 158 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 149 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 152 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 184 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 162 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 159 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 161 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 226 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 169 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 197 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 160 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 213 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 160 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 169 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 195 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 202 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 157 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 168 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 167 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 149 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 186 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 167 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 175 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 170 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 163 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 157 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 156 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 164 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 156 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 194 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 365 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 339 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 261 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 181 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 172 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 179 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 183 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 169 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 181 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 196 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 184 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 161 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 162 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 185 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 164 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 173 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 156 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 163 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 158 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 165 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 156 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 183 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 149 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 151 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 143 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 163 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 163 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 185 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 168 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 154 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 166 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 147 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 143 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 198 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 185 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 180 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 195 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 162 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 164 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 170 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 161 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 193 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 182 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 186 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 185 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 172 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 188 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 162 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 146 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 161 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 168 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 176 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 171 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 160 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 182 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 217 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 195 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 167 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 158 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 165 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 160 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 176 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 181 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 169 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 171 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 190 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 181 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 181 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 168 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 193 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 154 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 145 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 152 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 175 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 188 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 164 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 184 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 192 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 177 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 220 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 199 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 219 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 134 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 141 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 80 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 94 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 106 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 85 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 106 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 100 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 102 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 83 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 96 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 78 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
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Stanton Drew 80 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 78 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 68 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 76 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 95 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 107 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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