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Hi Lee,

I just took another look at Ancient Egyptian Science: Ancient Egyptian Mathematics, by Clagett. In the text he mentions the description by Lepsius of the remen length on one of the cubit rods, but take a look at his illustrations of cubit rods at the back of the book. The first illustration, of the wooden cubit rod at Turin (Fig IV.24.1) which he references to Lepsius and which is the one I think he is talking about in the text, shows the royal cubit hieroglyph over digits 25-28, shows the short (6 palm) cubit hieroglyph over digits 21-24, and shows the remen hieroglyph over the fifth palm (digits 17-20). Figure IV.24.2 on the next page does not show the hieroglyphs for the royal cubit, the standard cubit, or the remen. Figure IV.24.3 is a broken up stone cubit rod at Florence and reads from right to left, and digits 21-24 are missing, but you can see the royal cubit hieroglyph over digits 25-28, and the remen hieroglyph over the fifth palm (digits 17-20). Figures IV.24.4 and IV.24.5 do not show the hieroglyphs for the royal cubit, standard cubit, or remen. Fig IV.24.6, from Alexandria?, shows the remen hieroglyph over the fifth palm (digits 17-20). Figures IV.24.8 and 9 do not show the hieroglyphs for royal cubit, standard cubit, or remen. Fig IV.24.10 is I think a reproduction cubit rod at Leiden of the Fig IV.24.6 cubit rod, and it also shows the remen hieroglpyh over the fifth palm (digits 17-20). According to the article from the Met Museum cited in my article (also cited elsewhere) the gold plated cubit rod at Turin also shows the remen at the fifth palm (digits 17-20), and also the cubit rods at Cairo I cited above from de Lubicz. My understanding is that the surviving cubit rods that have the hierophlyphs for the royal cubit and the short cubit, also have the hieroglyph for the remen.

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Remen : Meridian 1953 Jim Alison 15-Nov-19 22:52
DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 151 Poster Boy 16-Nov-19 17:55
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 137 DUNE 17-Nov-19 09:56
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 111 Jim Alison 17-Nov-19 23:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 108 Poster Boy 17-Nov-19 23:59
Found it! 142 Poster Boy 18-Nov-19 02:55
Re: Found it! 110 Mercurial 20-Nov-19 11:44
Re: Found it! 95 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:42
Squaring The Circle 110 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Nov-19 18:59
Re: Squaring The Circle 109 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:02
Re: Squaring The Circle 108 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:22
Remen references 119 Lee McGiffen 21-Nov-19 01:59
Re: Remen references 121 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 04:29
Re: Remen references 91 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 13:56
Re: Remen references 70 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 20:05
Re: Remen references 88 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 21:17
Re: Remen references 75 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 01:24
Re: Remen references 76 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 12:10
Re: Remen references 102 DUNE 25-Nov-19 13:17
Re: Remen references 46 Jim Alison 16-Jan-20 20:22
Drastic Geodetic Measures and Nippur Cubit 88 thinkitover 25-Nov-19 06:46
Re: Remen references 91 Jim Alison 26-Nov-19 08:04
Re: Remen references 99 Lee McGiffen 27-Nov-19 12:54
Re: Remen references 79 Mercurial 28-Nov-19 22:32
Re: Remen references 104 Jim Alison 01-Dec-19 06:15
Re: Squaring The Circle 122 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 00:47
Re: Squaring The Circle 84 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 02:32
Re: Squaring The Circle 88 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 05:20
Re: Squaring The Circle 131 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 06:26
Egyptian knowledge of √2 89 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:39
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 73 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 97 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 09:45
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 78 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 14:42
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 73 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 16:10
Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 84 geoffss 21-Nov-19 10:49
Re: Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 79 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 11:54
Re: Squaring The Circle 45 molder 20-Dec-19 12:45
Re: Found it! 93 Mercurial 22-Nov-19 06:48
Re: Found it! 88 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 12:01
Re: Found it! 84 Poster Boy 22-Nov-19 15:24
Re: Found it! 88 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 23:55
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 02:06
Re: Found it! 77 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 02:36
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 03:37
Re: Found it! 84 DUNE 23-Nov-19 18:42
Re: Found it! 71 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 19:37
Re: Found it! 80 DUNE 23-Nov-19 20:14
Re: Found it! 72 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:27
Re: Found it! 72 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:46
Re: Found it! 78 DUNE 23-Nov-19 21:37
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 21:55
Re: Found it! 80 DUNE 23-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Found it! 72 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 22:44
Re: Found it! 105 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 17:44
Re: Found it! 77 DUNE 24-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Found it! 79 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 18:34
Re: Found it! 77 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:59
Re: Found it! 73 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 19:55
Totally debunked 78 Lee McGiffen 24-Nov-19 05:23
NOT Totally debunked 73 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 05:41
eg: NOT Totally debunked 85 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 06:12
Khufu <> Khafre 93 Dr. Troglodyte 23-Nov-19 00:28
Re: Khufu <> Khafre 69 Mercurial 24-Nov-19 19:12
Khufu <> Khafre - Update 33 Dr. Troglodyte 11-Jan-20 19:56
Re: Found it! 92 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:35
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 92 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 82 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:05
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 88 magisterchessmutt 20-Nov-19 00:27
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 80 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 15:34
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 78 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:49
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 84 DUNE 19-Nov-19 10:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 78 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:22
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 79 DUNE 19-Nov-19 15:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 75 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 00:44
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 91 Poster Boy 19-Nov-19 16:43
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 78 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 01:07
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 95 Poster Boy 20-Nov-19 01:38
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 80 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:28
Where is this leading? 86 Poster Boy 21-Nov-19 17:19
Re: Where is this leading? 86 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 100 Poster Boy 16-Nov-19 18:00
Re: Remen : Meridian 98 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:09
Excellent! 103 thinkitover 16-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Excellent! 131 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Excellent! 103 Lee McGiffen 18-Nov-19 07:36
Re: Excellent! 105 Jim Alison 18-Nov-19 15:55
Re: Excellent! 101 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:57
Re: Remen : Meridian 93 Spiros 20-Nov-19 15:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 83 Spiros 20-Nov-19 19:28
Re: Remen : Meridian 83 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 75 Spiros 20-Nov-19 22:25
Re: Remen : Meridian 98 Spiros 20-Nov-19 22:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 82 Spiros 20-Nov-19 23:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 91 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 23:40
The Earth number 139 hendrik dirker 21-Nov-19 05:48
Re: The Earth number 118 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 13:15
Re: The Earth number 98 molder 22-Nov-19 19:30
Re: The Earth number 80 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:44
Geometry as Metrology? 99 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 22:56
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 89 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 00:04
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 94 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 01:16
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 99 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:36
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 123 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 125 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 02:38
Re: Remen : Meridian 88 DavidK 11-Dec-19 23:26
Re: Remen : Meridian 74 DavidK 12-Dec-19 13:23
Re: Remen : Meridian 64 thinkitover 12-Dec-19 18:51
Re: Remen : Meridian 75 DavidK 12-Dec-19 21:27
Re: Remen : Meridian 56 Jiri Mruzek 13-Dec-19 00:55
Re: Remen : Meridian 54 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:51
Re: Remen : Meridian 57 Jim Alison 13-Dec-19 03:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 56 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 04:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 56 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 05:44
Re: Remen : Meridian 58 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:58
Re: Remen : Meridian 57 DavidK 13-Dec-19 09:15
Re: Remen : Meridian 50 magisterchessmutt 13-Dec-19 11:02
Re: Remen : Meridian 68 DavidK 13-Dec-19 11:07
Re: Earth circumference 76 drew 17-Dec-19 23:57
Re: Earth circumference 76 DavidK 18-Dec-19 11:29
Re: Earth circumference 82 drew 20-Dec-19 00:22
Re: Earth circumference 67 hendrik dirker 20-Dec-19 06:07
Re: Earth circumference 66 DavidK 20-Dec-19 13:27
Re: Earth circumference 48 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-19 12:48
Re: Earth circumference 59 Jim Alison 20-Dec-19 20:48
Re: Earth circumference 55 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-19 11:44
Re: Earth circumference 51 drew 20-Dec-19 23:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 56 Jim Alison 20-Dec-19 19:26
Re: Remen : Meridian 58 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 01:54
Re: Remen : Meridian 55 Jim Alison 21-Dec-19 04:30
Re: Remen : Meridian 46 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 07:43
Re: Remen : Meridian 50 DavidK 21-Dec-19 10:56
Re: Remen : Meridian 55 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 11:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 49 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 11:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 43 DavidK 21-Dec-19 16:08
Re: Remen : Meridian 65 DavidK 21-Dec-19 12:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 50 Jim Alison 21-Dec-19 15:19
Re: Remen : Meridian 47 molder 21-Dec-19 20:33
Re: Remen : Meridian 44 DavidK 21-Dec-19 23:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 49 Jim Alison 22-Dec-19 03:02
Re: Remen : Meridian 51 DavidK 22-Dec-19 10:30
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 50 molder 22-Dec-19 13:03
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 47 DavidK 22-Dec-19 15:01
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 60 magisterchessmutt 22-Dec-19 17:13
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 62 DavidK 22-Dec-19 17:32
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 56 Jim Alison 24-Dec-19 05:23
Stecchini's Metrics 54 thinkitover 21-Dec-19 16:01
Re: Stecchini's Metrics 61 magisterchessmutt 21-Dec-19 17:17
Re: Stecchini's Metrics 54 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 15:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 55 drew 23-Dec-19 00:44
Re: Remen : Meridian 54 Jim Alison 23-Dec-19 02:55
Re: Remen : Meridian 64 DavidK 23-Dec-19 12:34
Re: Remen : Meridian 70 Jim Alison 24-Dec-19 01:09
Re: Remen : Meridian 45 drew 27-Dec-19 23:06
Re: Remen : Meridian 53 DavidK 27-Dec-19 23:59
Re: Remen : Meridian 50 drew 28-Dec-19 22:24
Re: Remen : Meridian 87 DavidK 29-Dec-19 00:50
Re: Remen : Meridian 51 Jim Alison 11-Jan-20 03:53
Re: Remen : Meridian 46 DavidK 11-Jan-20 13:54
The Egyptian Remen 14.58333r inches 55 DavidK 11-Jan-20 16:48
Re: Remen : Meridian 38 Jim Alison 22-Jan-20 00:10
Re: Remen : Meridian 26 Mercurial 22-Jan-20 20:59
say hello to rodz? 54 DavidK 11-Jan-20 18:01
Re: say hello to rodz? 40 thinkitover 12-Jan-20 06:03
Re: say hello to rodz? 46 DavidK 12-Jan-20 12:45
Re: say hello to rodz? 45 thinkitover 13-Jan-20 06:41


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