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Sirfiroth Wrote:
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> DavidK
> Rossi's words have failed to register a number of
> individuals of which evidently you are one. In the
> first paragraph of Part II the the first sentence
> on page 87 reads: As I have shown in Part I,
> concepts like л or Φ did not belong to ancient
> Egyptians mathematics and therefore could not be
> used by the ancient Egyptian architects. Their
> presence in the plans is mainly due to our modern
> interpretation of geometrical figures that compose
> the plan on paper.

> Geez DavidK, if you have evidence the Ancient
> Egyptians were cognizant of and used 22/7 or any
> other form of pi please post this evidence as
> there are many people who would actually pay to
> see it.
>
> Jacob

You’re really taking a strong line on this, apparently because you can legitimately take the intellectual high ground tantamount to declaring that if the AEs didn’t write something down then they didn’t know it. However, absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

By similar reckoning, it would be ridiculous for anyone to try to work out what was in the gaps in a papyrus, such as the RMP, because somebody like you will declare the suggestion to be nonsense because it cannot be proven.

Similarly, if a cartouche is obliterated then it’s nonsense to try to work out the Pharaoh concerned from the context as nobody can actually say for sure who it was because, as you would point out, the name is not physically present.

Recently, I tried to point out that the RMP formula for the area of a circle, that is, [(1-9)d] squared, rather than implying that pi=256/81, may derive from it. By your reckoning, my work was pointless. In fact, any work trying to identify what the AEs may have known is pointless. Badawy’s work on the Fibonacci Series and Golden Mean was pointless.

In fact, it must therefore be pointless to try to understand any culture having an oral tradition from the evidence they left behind, because they didn’t write anything down. They wrote nothing, so we can prove nothing, so it’s pointless trying to make sense of what we see.

Good luck with that one!

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Diodorus measures pyramids 2293 molder 10-Jan-19 22:33
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 298 engbren 10-Jan-19 23:00
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 326 molder 11-Jan-19 21:37
Re: Diodorus/Herodotus measures pyramids 248 molder 12-Jan-19 23:36
Misinformation 315 Dr. Troglodyte 13-Jan-19 01:16
Re: Misinformation 227 molder 13-Jan-19 04:14
Re: The Duplication of a cube 219 molder 13-Jan-19 21:46
/Herodotus gets 3rd pyramid measure right 172 molder 02-Feb-19 10:44
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 269 Spiros 13-Jan-19 17:42
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 188 molder 13-Jan-19 21:24
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 179 DavidK 30-Jan-19 10:19
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 234 Sirfiroth 30-Jan-19 18:54
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 179 DavidK 31-Jan-19 11:45
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 162 DavidK 31-Jan-19 19:33
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 184 Sirfiroth 01-Feb-19 03:09
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 160 DavidK 01-Feb-19 08:26
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 177 Sirfiroth 01-Feb-19 14:00
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 205 rodz111 02-Feb-19 08:27
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 209 Sirfiroth 02-Feb-19 15:27
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 179 gjb 02-Feb-19 18:37
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 184 Sirfiroth 03-Feb-19 01:00
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 194 DavidK 03-Feb-19 11:12
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 179 Sirfiroth 03-Feb-19 14:56
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 147 DavidK 03-Feb-19 23:51
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 182 gjb 03-Feb-19 23:54
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 158 Sirfiroth 04-Feb-19 20:45
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 152 Warwick 04-Feb-19 20:48
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 148 rodz111 05-Feb-19 04:00
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 166 Sirfiroth 05-Feb-19 05:04
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 159 rodz111 05-Feb-19 17:16
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 178 Sirfiroth 05-Feb-19 19:11
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 144 rodz111 05-Feb-19 23:13
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 189 DavidK 04-Feb-19 11:01
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 204 Sirfiroth 04-Feb-19 15:59
There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 186 DavidK 04-Feb-19 13:39
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 158 Sirfiroth 04-Feb-19 19:41
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 168 Warwick 04-Feb-19 19:53
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 140 DavidK 05-Feb-19 09:15
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 144 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-19 13:29
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 142 DavidK 06-Feb-19 15:19
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 167 gjb 06-Feb-19 19:15
Re: There is one rod with 7 palms 28 digits 20 34/55 in length 157 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-19 21:23
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 193 Spiros 03-Feb-19 13:26
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 159 DavidK 04-Feb-19 14:39
the photon foot 165 Spiros 10-Feb-19 18:58
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 275 molder 23-Jan-19 03:33
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 248 DavidK 23-Jan-19 09:32
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 256 molder 23-Jan-19 11:40
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 200 DavidK 23-Jan-19 12:08
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 255 molder 24-Jan-19 11:00
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 185 DavidK 24-Jan-19 23:13
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 199 molder 26-Jan-19 01:26
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 245 engbren 26-Jan-19 03:05
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 244 Sirfiroth 26-Jan-19 04:04
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 214 DavidK 26-Jan-19 11:09
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 171 molder 28-Jan-19 01:03
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 225 DavidK 28-Jan-19 12:09
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 189 molder 28-Jan-19 12:50
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 159 cloister 28-Jan-19 13:26
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 151 DavidK 28-Jan-19 15:03
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 201 Sirfiroth 28-Jan-19 14:42
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 165 DavidK 28-Jan-19 15:48
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 245 Sirfiroth 28-Jan-19 17:42
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 164 engbren 29-Jan-19 13:39
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 187 Sirfiroth 29-Jan-19 17:36
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 186 engbren 29-Jan-19 21:39
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 244 Sirfiroth 30-Jan-19 00:03
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 205 engbren 30-Jan-19 02:28
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 206 Sirfiroth 30-Jan-19 19:28
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 182 engbren 30-Jan-19 20:24
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 217 Sirfiroth 31-Jan-19 00:41
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 157 engbren 31-Jan-19 05:38
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 199 Sirfiroth 31-Jan-19 15:38
Re: Turin cubit rods 163 molder 03-Feb-19 22:43
Re: Turin cubit rods 145 DavidK 06-Feb-19 10:18
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids Herodotus seems to confirm 213 molder 28-Jan-19 12:35
Re: Herodotus Works of Amasis 229 molder 30-Jan-19 22:32
Re:Aubrey holes 104 molder 01-Apr-19 00:55
Re: Re:Aubrey holes 94 DavidK 01-Apr-19 20:27
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Re: Stonehenge Sarsen circle synodic month 145 molder 03-Apr-19 22:36
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 277 DavidK 30-Jan-19 19:01
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 178 DavidK 05-Feb-19 11:34
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 172 molder 06-Feb-19 05:13
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 218 Sirfiroth 06-Feb-19 18:22
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 160 DavidK 06-Feb-19 22:46
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 150 Sirfiroth 07-Feb-19 01:43
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 157 engbren 08-Feb-19 06:55
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 148 Sirfiroth 08-Feb-19 14:35
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 128 engbren 08-Feb-19 20:29
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 176 gjb 07-Feb-19 01:57
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 179 Sirfiroth 07-Feb-19 02:22
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 164 DavidK 07-Feb-19 13:04
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 147 Sirfiroth 07-Feb-19 17:04
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 141 DavidK 07-Feb-19 18:07
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 193 Sirfiroth 07-Feb-19 18:27
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 172 molder 07-Feb-19 22:22
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 149 molder 07-Feb-19 22:34
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 167 molder 09-Feb-19 00:49
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 181 molder 09-Feb-19 21:17
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 157 Sirfiroth 10-Feb-19 03:32
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 161 DavidK 10-Feb-19 10:25
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 182 molder 10-Feb-19 11:48
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids The Pi argument 188 Sirfiroth 10-Feb-19 20:57
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Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 132 DavidK 11-Feb-19 11:35
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - The Modern Metre 179 DavidK 11-Feb-19 11:49
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - The Stade Alternative 139 DavidK 11-Feb-19 11:57
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Reconciliation to Petrie 137 DavidK 11-Feb-19 13:08
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Re: LOL 146 DavidK 11-Feb-19 15:55
Re: LOL 157 Sirfiroth 11-Feb-19 16:51
Re: LOL 146 DavidK 11-Feb-19 20:44
Re: LOL 157 Sirfiroth 11-Feb-19 21:49
Re: LOL 161 DavidK 11-Feb-19 22:21
Re: LOL 202 Sirfiroth 11-Feb-19 23:40
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 172 engbren 11-Feb-19 11:55
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 153 DavidK 11-Feb-19 12:16
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 163 engbren 11-Feb-19 21:59
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 202 DavidK 11-Feb-19 22:25
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 168 DavidK 11-Feb-19 22:49
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - working papers 245 DavidK 12-Feb-19 15:18
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - working papers 190 engbren 13-Feb-19 11:58
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - working papers 138 DavidK 22-Feb-19 11:03
The Pyramid Proofs?????????? Not really! 178 Sirfiroth 22-Feb-19 14:46
Re: The Pyramid Proofs?????????? Not really! 155 DavidK 23-Feb-19 10:37
Re: The Pyramid Proofs?????????? Not really! 177 Sirfiroth 23-Feb-19 15:09
Re: The Pyramid Proofs the Plethora 163 DavidK 25-Feb-19 14:26
Re: The Pyramid Proofs the Plethora 178 Sirfiroth 25-Feb-19 16:21
Re: The Pyramid Proofs 360 degrees and the solar year 168 DavidK 25-Feb-19 20:04
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Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 221 molder 13-Feb-19 12:10
Re: The Pyramid Proofs. - Base 64 145 DavidK 26-Feb-19 20:30
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 135 molder 06-Mar-19 21:36
Mod Note > Double Posting 162 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Mar-19 22:10
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 177 molder 07-Mar-19 10:22
Re: Diodorus measures pyramids 132 DavidK 13-Mar-19 14:18
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