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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 885 R Avry Wilson 20-Dec-03 02:58
Will the real Thoth please stand up! 391 j_bowles 20-Dec-03 05:20
Why does Thoth only have 9 fingers? 442 j_bowles 20-Dec-03 05:57
9 fingers? 269 ISHMAEL 23-Dec-03 18:08
Re: 9 fingers 311 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 02:31
Moderator note 251 Richard Fusniak 27-Dec-03 12:31
:: KNOWING THOTH :: 321 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 15:30
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 306 Nebankh 20-Dec-03 17:18
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 269 Ritva 23-Dec-03 08:48
Same 5 deg misalignment as the Sphinx? 230 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 02:21
My Mistake 259 R Avry Wilson 24-Dec-03 03:07
Re: My Mistake 242 j_bowles 24-Dec-03 20:42
Re: My Mistake 205 R Avry Wilson 24-Dec-03 21:36
Re: My Mistake 249 j_bowles 25-Dec-03 00:13
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 688 Cesar 24-Dec-03 04:42
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 256 Ritva 27-Dec-03 08:38
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 263 Atlantida 27-Dec-03 18:31
Hathor is Isis .. in gestation for Horus! 284 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 20:45
Hathor and The Book of the Dead 228 j_bowles 27-Dec-03 21:54
Attention: Jim Bowles 257 R Avry Wilson 28-Dec-03 07:45
Re: Attention 245 j_bowles 28-Dec-03 14:10
Avry, please keep us informed 220 barrystutner 28-Dec-03 17:29
Off topic: Attn J Bowles 323 R Avry Wilson 29-Dec-03 09:13
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 240 Jeff van Hout 29-Dec-03 11:27
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 312 R Avry Wilson 30-Dec-03 10:10
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 276 Jeff van Hout 30-Dec-03 23:50
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 268 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:10
More context for Senmut: re Thoth/Osiris, etc 264 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:33
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 253 Jeff van Hout 31-Dec-03 10:25
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 248 Joanne 31-Dec-03 13:02
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 244 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 21:14
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 227 Joanne 31-Dec-03 21:17
Re: The 64th Controversy VI 269 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 21:23
Punt 281 Ritva 02-Jan-04 09:23
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 277 Nebankh 31-Dec-03 00:28
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 253 R Avry Wilson 31-Dec-03 01:27
Re: the planetary conjunction and eclipse 238 Nebankh 31-Dec-03 11:04

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