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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 3213 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 431 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 440 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 441 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 277 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 213 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 223 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 210 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 210 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 205 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 254 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 226 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 225 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 218 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 208 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 230 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 244 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 217 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 233 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 233 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 205 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 211 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 227 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 222 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 218 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 243 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 230 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 207 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 229 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 250 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 207 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 224 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 217 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 183 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 181 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 195 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 180 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 184 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 178 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 185 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 228 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 185 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 181 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 189 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 261 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 199 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 238 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 193 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 248 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 186 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 200 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 228 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 229 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 178 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 193 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 197 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 180 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 236 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 195 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 205 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 192 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 189 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 185 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 188 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 186 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 192 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 230 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 401 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 368 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 291 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 215 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 203 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 220 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 219 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 205 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 220 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 234 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 219 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 190 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 201 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 219 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 196 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 204 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 182 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 190 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 190 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 189 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 191 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 215 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 171 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 181 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 172 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 189 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 184 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 216 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 194 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 182 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 193 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 176 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 176 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 233 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 217 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 212 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 237 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 188 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 192 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 215 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 194 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 229 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 212 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 220 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 211 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 206 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 223 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 184 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 170 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 191 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 193 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 207 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 198 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 191 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 214 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 261 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 235 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 197 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 186 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 192 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 185 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 209 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 209 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 201 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 204 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 225 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 215 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 218 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 194 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 225 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 185 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 172 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 175 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 206 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 229 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 192 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 218 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 225 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 201 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 251 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 236 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 252 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 166 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 173 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 114 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 121 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 143 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 110 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 144 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 142 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 133 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 104 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 126 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 99 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 103 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 113 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 125 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 109 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 95 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 102 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 118 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 142 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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