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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 3769 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 568 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 572 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 592 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 414 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 325 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 354 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 325 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 321 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 325 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 376 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 334 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 333 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 343 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 322 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 336 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 389 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 348 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 352 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 340 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 347 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 345 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 343 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 345 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 333 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 380 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 374 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 342 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 375 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 387 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 313 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 334 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 344 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 279 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 310 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 293 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 302 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 311 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 288 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 282 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 386 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 294 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 283 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 294 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 95 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 102 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 68 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 150 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 391 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 297 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 369 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 305 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 420 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 286 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 324 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 332 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 339 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 279 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 317 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 320 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 286 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 413 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 301 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 317 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 302 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 300 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 290 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 324 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 300 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 303 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 87 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 348 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 67 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 532 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 483 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 417 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 301 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 323 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 391 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 332 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 310 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 334 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 370 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 336 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 285 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 304 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 397 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 315 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 347 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 282 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 286 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 284 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 290 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 306 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 340 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 290 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 297 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 276 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 298 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 281 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 345 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 305 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 275 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 296 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 274 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 279 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 363 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 339 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 320 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 366 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 303 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 300 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 351 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 308 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 375 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 333 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 338 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 351 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 342 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 364 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 291 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 249 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 289 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 290 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 329 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 315 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 321 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 328 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 439 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 357 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 308 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 285 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 286 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 299 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 312 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 320 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 355 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 306 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 339 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 346 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 320 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 301 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 356 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 286 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 275 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 279 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 319 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 357 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 304 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 326 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 369 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 304 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 383 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 370 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 370 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 329 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 290 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 255 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 262 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 249 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 221 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 254 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 248 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 263 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 194 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 218 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 195 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 188 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 196 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 244 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 251 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 224 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 213 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 231 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 262 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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