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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 3943 DavidK 11-Jan-18 10:02
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 629 molder 11-Jan-18 11:09
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 632 DavidK 11-Jan-18 12:03
Jim Wakefield's Egyptian Pi. 658 DavidK 01-Feb-18 23:58
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 471 DavidK 14-Nov-18 08:34
23040 375 DavidK 22-Nov-18 21:54
Re: 23040 408 molder 22-Nov-18 22:45
Re: 23040 369 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:38
Re: 23040 363 molder 23-Nov-18 02:43
Re: 23040 369 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 13:36
Re: 23040 424 Manu 23-Nov-18 18:46
Re: 23040 378 molder 23-Nov-18 22:44
Re: 23040 387 Manu 23-Nov-18 23:10
Re: 23040 391 DavidK 24-Nov-18 00:11
Re: 23040 376 molder 24-Nov-18 01:30
Re: 23040 385 molder 24-Nov-18 03:14
Re: 23040 445 Manu 24-Nov-18 04:47
Re: 23040 412 DavidK 24-Nov-18 10:02
Re: 23040 395 molder 24-Nov-18 11:04
Re: 23040 388 Manu 24-Nov-18 15:01
Re: 23040 410 Sirfiroth 24-Nov-18 17:16
Re: 23040 388 Manu 24-Nov-18 19:45
Re: 23040 389 DavidK 24-Nov-18 21:08
Re: 23040 393 Manu 24-Nov-18 22:13
Re: 23040 375 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:36
Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 431 hendrik dirker 27-Nov-18 12:10
some thoughts 455 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:56
an anecdote 388 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 10:42
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 436 Sirfiroth 29-Nov-18 22:03
Re: Earth combined in sphere & octahedron 503 hendrik dirker 30-Nov-18 07:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 362 molder 24-Nov-18 23:37
Re: More than one value for pi used 383 Manu 25-Nov-18 18:56
Re: More than one value for pi used 394 DavidK 25-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 330 Manu 26-Nov-18 14:33
Re: More than one value for pi used 352 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:08
Re: More than one value for pi used 342 Manu 27-Nov-18 11:15
Re: More than one value for pi used 344 molder 27-Nov-18 22:41
Re: More than one value for pi used 356 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:12
Re: More than one value for pi used 338 DavidK 27-Nov-18 23:35
Re: More than one value for pi used 320 Manu 27-Nov-18 23:50
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 443 M. J. Thomas 28-Nov-18 11:28
Re: Holes in Grand Gallery ramps 340 molder 01-Dec-18 12:55
Re: More than one value for pi used 326 molder 26-Nov-18 11:47
Re: More than one value for pi used 339 Manu 26-Nov-18 12:11
Re: 23040 139 DavidK 24-Dec-19 00:52
Re: 23040 157 Sirfiroth 26-Dec-19 14:30
Re: 23040 110 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:05
Re: 23040 200 Sirfiroth 27-Dec-19 21:04
Earth depicted in the sky 448 hendrik dirker 24-Nov-18 17:28
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 338 molder 24-Nov-18 23:21
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 429 DavidK 25-Nov-18 08:35
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 352 DavidK 26-Nov-18 11:31
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 467 hendrik dirker 26-Nov-18 17:23
Re: Earth depicted in the sky 21600 flagged 334 DavidK 27-Nov-18 10:42
I dunno 374 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 16:22
Re: 23040 376 Sirfiroth 23-Nov-18 00:41
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 392 DavidK 23-Nov-18 09:53
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 323 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 14:06
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 362 DavidK 26-Nov-18 15:24
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 366 Sirfiroth 26-Nov-18 21:13
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 332 DavidK 27-Nov-18 09:16
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 471 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 01:10
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 346 DavidK 28-Nov-18 11:39
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 373 Manu 28-Nov-18 14:25
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 353 DavidK 28-Nov-18 16:14
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 350 Manu 28-Nov-18 17:20
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 336 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 00:52
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 370 Manu 30-Nov-18 02:12
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 343 Sirfiroth 28-Nov-18 17:04
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 350 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:02
Re: 23040 and writing real Pi 141 thinkitover 24-Dec-19 16:07
Really loving Jim's 23040 and root 5 397 DavidK 23-Nov-18 16:29
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 108 DavidK 27-Dec-19 19:17
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 577 DavidK 19-Mar-18 09:43
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 530 DavidK 08-May-18 10:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 467 DavidK 12-Nov-18 17:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 345 DavidK 28-Nov-18 20:25
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 370 hendrik dirker 29-Nov-18 17:12
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 483 DavidK 30-Nov-18 15:28
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 379 Sirfiroth 30-Nov-18 16:52
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 353 molder 30-Nov-18 22:22
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 385 DavidK 30-Nov-18 22:45
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge 419 hendrik dirker 01-Dec-18 08:13
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 380 DavidK 01-Dec-18 10:49
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 329 molder 01-Dec-18 12:28
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 350 Sirfiroth 01-Dec-18 14:25
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 494 rodz111 01-Dec-18 18:36
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 363 DavidK 01-Dec-18 20:53
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 394 Sirfiroth 02-Dec-18 20:09
Re: eclipse & Stonehenge and Pi 332 DavidK 02-Dec-18 22:55
Really that dense? 329 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 02:29
Re: Really that dense? 337 rodz111 03-Dec-18 03:40
Re: Really that dense? 334 Sirfiroth 03-Dec-18 14:37
Re: Really that dense? 354 rodz111 04-Dec-18 03:43
Re: Really that dense? 393 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 05:06
Re: Really that dense? 346 DavidK 04-Dec-18 10:13
Re: Really that dense? 340 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 15:01
Re: Really that dense? 328 DavidK 04-Dec-18 16:17
Re: Really that dense? 346 molder 04-Dec-18 10:27
Re: Really that dense? 324 DavidK 04-Dec-18 13:06
Re: Really that dense? 394 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 16:42
Re: Really that dense? 354 rodz111 04-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Really that dense? 318 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 23:38
Re: Really that dense? 344 DavidK 05-Dec-18 00:06
Re: Really that dense? 320 rodz111 05-Dec-18 16:32
Re: Really that dense? 332 rodz111 09-Dec-18 04:17
Re: Really that dense? 410 DavidK 03-Dec-18 09:19
Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 390 molder 05-Dec-18 21:40
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 366 DavidK 05-Dec-18 23:01
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 417 cloister 05-Dec-18 23:38
uhmm... every day? 348 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 06:42
Re: uhmmm... every day? 349 cloister 06-Dec-18 08:37
Re: uhmmm... every day? 400 hendrik dirker 06-Dec-18 09:06
Re: uhmmm... every day? 356 cloister 06-Dec-18 11:25
Re: Re:Egyptian value for pi in GP 424 DavidK 06-Dec-18 10:04
Quite Simply! 371 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Quite Simply! 391 DUNE 07-Dec-18 11:24
Great Assumption! 399 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 14:44
Re: Great Assumption! 386 DUNE 07-Dec-18 16:49
Re: Great Assumption! 422 Sirfiroth 07-Dec-18 17:52
Re: Great Assumption! 330 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 02:28
Re: Great Assumption! 290 DUNE 08-Dec-18 09:05
Re: Great Assumption! 333 Thanos5150 08-Dec-18 15:57
Re: Great Assumption! 333 DUNE 08-Dec-18 17:51
Re: Quite Simply! 378 DavidK 07-Dec-18 14:57
Re: Quite Simply! 358 DavidK 07-Dec-18 20:27
Re: Quite Simply! 361 DUNE 07-Dec-18 22:26
Re: Quite Simply! 371 DavidK 07-Dec-18 22:37
a load of numbers under scrtutiny 501 hendrik dirker 12-Dec-18 13:30
Papyrus of Pffft.... 403 cloister 12-Dec-18 16:01
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 354 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 12:16
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 320 cloister 14-Dec-18 14:52
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 331 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 15:30
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 348 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 06:50
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 352 DavidK 15-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Papyrus of Pffft.... 360 cloister 15-Dec-18 21:27
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 410 rodz111 15-Dec-18 08:54
Re: Papyrus of Pffft or the pre-Columbian cultures 350 molder 18-Dec-18 22:18
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 381 DavidK 12-Dec-18 20:16
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 384 DUNE 12-Dec-18 21:51
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 363 cloister 12-Dec-18 22:59
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 347 gjb 13-Dec-18 01:53
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 403 DavidK 13-Dec-18 10:35
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 332 cloister 13-Dec-18 12:22
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 319 DavidK 13-Dec-18 12:39
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 323 cloister 13-Dec-18 13:04
Re: a load of numbers under scrtutiny 367 gjb 13-Dec-18 12:54
440 & 280 400 hendrik dirker 13-Dec-18 06:51
Re: 440 & 280 381 hendrik dirker 21-Dec-18 11:51
Re:-Stop the World for a word... 371 rodz111 13-Dec-18 19:57
Re: Re:-Stop the World for a word... 412 hendrik dirker 14-Dec-18 06:04
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 367 molder 08-Dec-18 05:10
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 426 DavidK 08-Dec-18 09:15
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 417 DUNE 08-Dec-18 15:31
Re: Re:Babylonian value for pi in GP 425 DavidK 09-Dec-18 09:53
Link to 277.777r at the GP 388 DavidK 25-Feb-19 19:37
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 339 DavidK 04-Mar-19 21:42
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP and 1111.1111r 302 DavidK 22-Mar-19 20:58
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 332 rodz111 23-Mar-19 02:27
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 296 DavidK 23-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 263 rodz111 24-Mar-19 09:28
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 302 Thanos5150 23-Mar-19 15:03
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 295 rodz111 24-Mar-19 01:56
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 304 Thanos5150 24-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 240 rodz111 24-Mar-19 06:14
Re: Link to 277.777r at the GP 264 DavidK 24-Mar-19 13:35
closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 240 DavidK 24-Mar-19 16:33
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 242 rodz111 24-Mar-19 20:00
Re: closed or open mind- how to get kicked off a closed mind websire 240 DavidK 25-Mar-19 08:18
Stanton Drew 290 molder 27-Mar-19 22:14
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 295 DavidK 28-Mar-19 07:37
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 268 molder 29-Mar-19 10:33
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 251 DUNE 29-Mar-19 11:16
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 275 DavidK 29-Mar-19 13:31
Re: The Work of Hugh Franklin at the GP and Stonehenge 301 molder 29-Mar-19 20:48


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