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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 2196 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 253 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 276 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 251 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 96 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 64 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 60 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 63 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 65 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 64 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 87 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 67 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 68 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 47 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 65 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 62 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 70 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 58 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 67 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 66 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 58 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 56 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 60 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 64 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 57 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 74 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 67 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 48 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 62 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 75 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 69 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 64 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 73 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 47 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 41 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 57 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 47 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 49 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 44 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 50 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 53 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 46 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 46 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 54 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 105 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 52 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 69 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 48 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 92 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 42 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 48 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 72 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 80 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 52 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 50 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 57 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 44 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 50 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 51 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 54 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 52 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 52 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 46 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 45 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 47 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 41 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 75 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 247 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 201 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 125 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 64 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 60 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 59 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 58 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 52 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 59 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 73 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 59 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 46 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 53 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 58 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 56 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 51 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 49 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 48 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 49 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 52 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 44 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 54 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 47 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 43 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 39 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 52 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 47 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 63 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 46 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 48 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 54 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 38 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 38 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 72 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 61 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 60 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 68 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 49 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 49 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 56 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 45 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 59 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 71 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 64 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 60 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 56 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 57 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 49 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 37 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 49 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 49 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 57 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 51 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 48 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 56 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 89 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 61 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 49 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 44 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 47 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 45 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 64 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 59 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 46 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 45 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 68 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 60 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 55 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 58 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 65 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 42 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 43 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 52 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 57 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 67 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 46 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 57 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 58 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 63 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 83 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 68 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 82 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53


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