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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 2943 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 348 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 362 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 350 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 190 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 147 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 143 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 139 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 142 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 141 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 171 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 154 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 148 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 134 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 141 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 140 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 158 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 142 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 159 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 154 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 136 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 137 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 148 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 146 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 137 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 159 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 144 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 125 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 140 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 151 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 139 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 145 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 138 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 114 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 110 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 130 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 115 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 117 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 109 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 112 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 139 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 114 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 117 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 121 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Earth depicted in the sky 183 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 126 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 150 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 119 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 166 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 117 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 123 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 150 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 156 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 119 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 122 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 128 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 109 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 125 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 122 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 129 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 126 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 119 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 115 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 115 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 120 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 114 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 153 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 318 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 289 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 212 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 138 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 131 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 130 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 135 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 124 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 134 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 148 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 135 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 119 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 118 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 137 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 122 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 127 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 114 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 121 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 117 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 122 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 115 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 137 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 114 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 111 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 104 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 123 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 120 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 141 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 121 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 113 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 125 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 107 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 108 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 148 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 142 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 140 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 147 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 122 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 124 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 126 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 117 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 145 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 140 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 141 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 134 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 130 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 142 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 116 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 108 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 121 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 124 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 132 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 127 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 118 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 134 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 168 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 145 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 124 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 115 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 123 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 119 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 133 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 139 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 125 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 126 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 144 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 134 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 133 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 129 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 146 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 114 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 110 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 115 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 130 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 139 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 122 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 139 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 142 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 137 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 172 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 150 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 173 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 85 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 95 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 38 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 45 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 60 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 41 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 51 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 46 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 53 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 45 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 58 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 41 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
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Stanton Drew 36 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 32 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 30 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 34 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 57 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 49 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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