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Hi Jeff,

Yes, those are the pictures. Odd, the one I linked I can see ok.

"According to the picture the orientation of the tomb is about E-W. So???"

I always keep an eye on symbolism in alignment. For starters, it aligns with Hathor's chapel. Hathor is known as (in one of many nomens) the 'Lady of Punt'. And yes, he did have a second 'tomb' high on the southern wall. It was more of a temple than tomb, actually.

Another thought: Why send an astronomer-priest on a trade errand for 'groceries'? You'd think there was more to the journey than trade, yes?

"Wel, we have a record of an expedition to Punt on the Palermo Stone.
Was it during the reign of Sahure? (working from memory here.)


"But isn't there something in a 4th dynasty tomb at Giza that might be related to Punt?"

Could you elaborate?

"If, like you suggested, the ceiling of Senenmut contains a reference to an eclips that occured about a thousend years earlier, I'm very curious how you are going to construct a logical link."

I thought that's what I was doing. :)

"I'm not sure, but isn't Mars missing from Senenmut's ceiling?"



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The 64th Controversy VI 779 R Avry Wilson 20-Dec-03 02:58
Will the real Thoth please stand up! 324 j_bowles 20-Dec-03 05:20
Why does Thoth only have 9 fingers? 395 j_bowles 20-Dec-03 05:57
9 fingers? 222 ISHMAEL 23-Dec-03 18:08
Re: 9 fingers 276 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 02:31
Moderator note 223 Richard Fusniak 27-Dec-03 12:31
:: KNOWING THOTH :: 294 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 15:30
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 261 Nebankh 20-Dec-03 17:18
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 215 Ritva 23-Dec-03 08:48
Same 5 deg misalignment as the Sphinx? 202 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 02:21
My Mistake 234 R Avry Wilson 24-Dec-03 03:07
Re: My Mistake 212 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 20:42
Re: My Mistake 173 R Avry Wilson 24-Dec-03 21:36
Re: My Mistake 213 j_bowles 25-Dec-03 00:13
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 600 Cesar 24-Dec-03 04:42
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 221 Ritva 27-Dec-03 08:38
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 237 Atlantida 27-Dec-03 18:31
Hathor is Isis .. in gestation for Horus! 241 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 20:45
Hathor and The Book of the Dead 204 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 21:54
Attention: Jim Bowles 223 R Avry Wilson 28-Dec-03 07:45
Re: Attention 215 j_bowles 28-Dec-03 14:10
Avry, please keep us informed 181 barrystutner 28-Dec-03 17:29
Off topic: Attn J Bowles 289 R Avry Wilson 29-Dec-03 09:13
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 196 Jeff van Hout 29-Dec-03 11:27
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 277 R Avry Wilson 30-Dec-03 10:10
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 235 Jeff van Hout 30-Dec-03 23:50
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 237 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:10
More context for Senmut: re Thoth/Osiris, etc 233 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:33
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 227 Jeff van Hout 31-Dec-03 10:25
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 217 Joanne 31-Dec-03 13:02
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 216 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 21:14
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 197 Joanne 31-Dec-03 21:17
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 230 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 21:23
Punt 237 Ritva 02-Jan-04 09:23
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 227 Nebankh 31-Dec-03 00:28
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 211 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:27
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 211 Nebankh 31-Dec-03 11:04

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