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I’d suggest that anyone interested read § 259 of Gardiner’s Egyptian Grammar, here.

“The horizontal position becomes thus associated more with ordinal than with cardinal meaning; in hieratic texts this position is apt to be found in the words for ‘third’, ‘fourth’, etc., . . .”

So emphatically not confined to dates.

One would naturally think of the numbering of the blocks in Campbell’s Chamber as ordinal and in the context of masons’ marks one would expect an abbreviated writing, much as we actually find:



There is nothing wrong with the orientation of the numerals in Campbell’s Chamber.

M.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 13-Feb-18 17:10 by Martin Stower.

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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 330 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 18:20
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 297 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 22:31
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 272 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 19:15
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 273 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 19:38
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 280 sfbey 15-Feb-18 19:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 279 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 20:25
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 285 R Avry Wilson 15-Feb-18 20:30
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 280 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:06
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 276 R Avry Wilson 15-Feb-18 20:38
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 276 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 20:56
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 257 Morten 15-Feb-18 21:09
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 286 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:19
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 264 Morten 15-Feb-18 21:42
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 262 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:53
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 267 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 22:06
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 312 Morten 16-Feb-18 06:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 271 Scott Creighton 16-Feb-18 11:05
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 285 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 11:21
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 272 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 256 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 267 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:34
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 260 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:17
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 225 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:24
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 228 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:39
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 254 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 283 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:59
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 334 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 11:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 330 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 14:33
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 304 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 15:26
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 293 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 16:05
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 288 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 16:12
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 291 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 16:25
Curiouser and curiouser 335 Warwick 27-Feb-18 18:01
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 262 Corpuscles 15-Feb-18 21:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 277 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 22:13
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 253 R Avry Wilson 15-Feb-18 20:26
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 270 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 20:39
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 254 Spiros 16-Feb-18 11:38
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Re: Items of interest in Gliddon 1847 280 Morten 16-Feb-18 14:52
Re: Items of interest in Gliddon 1847 254 Morten 16-Feb-18 14:55
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Re: Items of interest in Gliddon 1847 283 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 15:00
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