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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 2266 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 280 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 298 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 278 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 126 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 86 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 78 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 85 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 88 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 86 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 111 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 93 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 90 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 70 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 85 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 83 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 91 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 82 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 93 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 93 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 83 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 76 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 86 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 90 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 79 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 98 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 88 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 71 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 86 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 97 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 90 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 90 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 91 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 65 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 62 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 79 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 68 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 67 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 63 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 67 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 80 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 64 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 66 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 72 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 127 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 71 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 93 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 68 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 111 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 63 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 71 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 94 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 103 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 71 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 72 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 75 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 62 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 68 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 70 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 76 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 73 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 70 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 65 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 64 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 69 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 64 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 98 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 266 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 227 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 151 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 86 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 80 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 81 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 83 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 73 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 81 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 95 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 82 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 67 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 73 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 82 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 75 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 72 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 67 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 67 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 66 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 75 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 68 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 80 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 68 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 62 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 57 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 72 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 66 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 88 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 64 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 66 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 72 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 56 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 56 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 95 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 87 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 80 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 92 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 68 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 69 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 76 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 62 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 86 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 92 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 86 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 82 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 78 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 86 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 67 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 54 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 68 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 73 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 78 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 73 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 69 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 76 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 110 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 84 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 71 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 64 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 69 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 65 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 82 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 84 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 68 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 67 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 89 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 79 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 76 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 78 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 84 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 61 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 60 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 67 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 76 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 88 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 72 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 78 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 82 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 85 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 110 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 90 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 105 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53


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