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I’d suggest that anyone interested read § 259 of Gardiner’s Egyptian Grammar, here.

“The horizontal position becomes thus associated more with ordinal than with cardinal meaning; in hieratic texts this position is apt to be found in the words for ‘third’, ‘fourth’, etc., . . .”

So emphatically not confined to dates.

One would naturally think of the numbering of the blocks in Campbell’s Chamber as ordinal and in the context of masons’ marks one would expect an abbreviated writing, much as we actually find:



There is nothing wrong with the orientation of the numerals in Campbell’s Chamber.

M.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 13-Feb-18 17:10 by Martin Stower.

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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 605 Scott Creighton 13-Feb-18 21:22
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 575 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 22:37
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 544 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 22:34
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 598 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 18:20
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 610 Scott Creighton 13-Feb-18 19:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 591 Morten 13-Feb-18 22:01
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 575 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 22:31
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 617 Martin Stower 13-Feb-18 22:24
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 567 Scott Creighton 14-Feb-18 12:28
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 538 Martin Stower 14-Feb-18 17:29
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 658 Martin Stower 03-May-18 21:57
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 545 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 18:40
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 540 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 16:24
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 527 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 16:46
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 544 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 19:38
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 533 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 20:25
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 523 R Avry Wilson 15-Feb-18 20:30
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 528 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:06
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 547 R Avry Wilson 15-Feb-18 20:38
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 505 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 20:56
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 534 Morten 15-Feb-18 21:09
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 521 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:19
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 524 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 22:06
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Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 578 Morten 16-Feb-18 06:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 547 Scott Creighton 16-Feb-18 11:05
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 565 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 11:21
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 527 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 482 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 498 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:34
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 509 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:17
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 466 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:24
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 467 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:39
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 482 Scott Creighton 15-Feb-18 21:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 554 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 21:59
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 592 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 11:45
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 596 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 14:33
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 549 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 15:26
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 535 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 16:05
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 526 Scott Creighton 27-Feb-18 16:12
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 513 Martin Stower 27-Feb-18 16:25
Curiouser and curiouser 598 Warwick 27-Feb-18 18:01
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 506 Corpuscles 15-Feb-18 21:47
Re: Rotated (or horizontal) numerals in Campbell’s Chamber 543 Martin Stower 15-Feb-18 22:13
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Re: Items of interest in Gliddon 1847 527 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 15:13
Thank you n/t 621 Morten 16-Feb-18 15:53
Re: Items of interest in Gliddon 1847 550 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 15:00
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