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Hello Jacob and Manu

I guess what I have been suggesting is that the architects were working with decimals. How do I know they may have used decimals?

1. I have demonstrated here the height of the pyramid divided into 100 resulting in an error of 1/1,000,000 [www.academia.edu]

2. Petrie tells us p.94 'That the cubit was divided decimally in the fourth dynasty we know"

3. I have demonstrated the inside volume of the coffer to be 1/275th the volume of the Kings chamber and that chamber 1/8000th the volume of the pyramid.

4. We know the old Saxon system of measure mirrored that of the Indus Valley and the container system in early England according to Keith Erwin 'Man learns to measure' 1962 The entire container plan of early England was built about the wand and its decimal divisions. The result was a simple system, decimal in nature, as easy as counting itself. The main small unit corresponded to the litre of the metric arrangement of today. The unit 1,000 times as large corresponds to the metric stere, a cubic metre. The first of these could be used either for liquids or for grains and flour, the second for a liquid, such as ale. In the Angle kitchen the measure was a common object. Made of light wood in box form, open at the top, it’s inside measurements had a width, length, and depth of 1 handbreadth each. Its capacity of a cubic handbreadth was called a measure-full. Recipes for bread making appear to have always used flour by the measure-full. In the special shed where ale was kept the home made liquid was prepared in one or two vats having spigots at the bottom for drawing off the ale. Made of heavy wood in boxlike form, the vat inside was a wand-length wide, a wand-length long, and a wand-length deep. The capacity of a cubic wand was a tun. The tun could also be counted as 1000 measure-full, as indicated from the vat’s dimensions.

5. We know that a system existed in the Indus Valley which is tied to other cultures.

In Weights and Measures, Phillip Rush and John O’Keefe (1966) state that ‘the northern, or Saxon foot (13.2 inches) coming, as we have seen from northern India, was also used for land measuring’ (p 60). They continue: … two of these ancient measures are particularly important to subsequent British history. Firstly, the northern cubit of 26.6 in. probably of Aryan origin, after 300 B.C. Its use as a standard spread through Mesopotamia, Egypt, Northern India, China, and central and western Europe. It is the basis of existing British land measures. Secondly, the northern foot (13.2in) derived from the early Indus civilization in Northern India and used to build many impressive cities. It spread far afield and was particularly popular in Italy. Southern France and the British Isles. (p 59) From

6. We know the Indus Valley system was decimal.

From The Roots of Ancient India, The Archaeology of Early Indian Civilisation, second edition, revised by Walter Fairservis Jr (1975): … linear measurement was apparently well standardised. Mackay by good fortune found a piece of shell marked in regular fashion and quite clearly intended as a rule. Nine divisions remain, and from circular markings at two places five units apart it would appear that a decimal system was in vogue. Each division is approx 0.264 inches wide, or a five-unit total of 1.32 inches. Thus a foot in the decimal system would be 13.2 inches,

7. We know Thor Heyerdhal sailed a reed boat from Egypt to the Indus Valley so to consider the Egyptians knew nothing of the Indus Valley is not rational;.

8. Division into 100 is the key I could go on but you get my drift.


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Jim

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The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 3990 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 639 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 642 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 666 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 481 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 383 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 416 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 379 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 371 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 380 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 434 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 389 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 394 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 403 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 386 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 397 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 454 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 423 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 402 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 395 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 426 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 399 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 397 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 401 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 384 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 444 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 489 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 399 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 448 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 534 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 371 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 389 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 406 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 336 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 362 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 350 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 354 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 363 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 345 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 330 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 449 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 350 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 335 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 348 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 146 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 164 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 117 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 210 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 460 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 347 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 452 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 362 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 478 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 344 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 382 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 390 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 398 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 334 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 371 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 376 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 342 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 483 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 355 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 387 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 361 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 364 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 345 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 380 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 351 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 360 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 150 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 406 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 114 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 585 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 538 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 476 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 356 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 376 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 512 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 392 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 362 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 392 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 433 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 388 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 335 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 357 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 511 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 373 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 405 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 342 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 341 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 344 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 340 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 362 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 407 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 360 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 348 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 337 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 353 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 333 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 404 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 379 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 326 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 354 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 327 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 340 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 421 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 398 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 377 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 425 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 356 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 365 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 409 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 367 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 436 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 381 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 398 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 408 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 396 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 432 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 338 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 301 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 342 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 339 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 385 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 370 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 368 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 380 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 514 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 415 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 365 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 329 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 341 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 360 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 360 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 369 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 422 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 359 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 392 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 396 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 373 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 357 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 413 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 338 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 326 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 336 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 377 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 414 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 391 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 377 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 419 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 389 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 437 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 427 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 433 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 400 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 352 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 309 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 353 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 304 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 275 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 313 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 304 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 313 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 248 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 270 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 245 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 255 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 245 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 300 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 304 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 277 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 265 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 282 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 312 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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