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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
Here is a video you may have missed. I was interested in how those planks were held together. The video revels slots with rope. The same technique, the Ancient Egyptians used, though slightly different. Note the spikes. Khufu's Solar Boat. A minor landslide, could have covered those boats. Going back further in time, than the Roman period, seems like a stretch. I missed the carbon
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Howdy Steve > > Knowing you like water and how it was used by the > ancients you might enjoy this > > > > Greater details > > > > > as-Medulas-The-red-arrow-indicates-a-gallery-made- > during-the-mining_fig6_259930129 Hi Hanslune, That was interesting
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There's likely a great deal we don't know but then > we've never systematically applied human knowledge > and science to the study of great pyramids since > the time of Petrie. > > We are stuck in the 19th century. > > > How reliable can anything be with hearsay 2,000 > >
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
mhgaffney Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > hi lost in lagarita, > > You are correct! > > I just checked the site using Google Earth Pro. > There are a number of what look like medicine > wheels in the area. I counted four of them about > five miles N-NE of Flook Lake.  There's another > one about 1.6 miles NW of the lake, and
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
magisterchessmutt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Steve C. and thanks Dr. T., > > I'm glad at least one of those fundamental points > has been resolved, but really most of the issues > are still in arbitration mode regarding the > geodetic aspects of ancient weights and volumes. > And now I have found another ghost from the past &
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hello Steve Clayton; you wrote: “When did the > AE first make use, of a counterbalance scale. It > is generally excepted, the farmers used Shadufs. > Shadufs are in effect, counterbalance devices. If > anyone has any information scales existed in the > 4th Dynasty, please let me know. >
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
magisterchessmutt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Steve C., > > My interest in ancient weights, volumes and linear > measures is focused primarily on units that > indicate a geodetic function as well as a method > of trade exchange between cultures. There really > doesn't appear to be too many metric units that > fall within th
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
magisterchessmutt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Steve C., > > Balance scales ruled the day in early societies in > transactions of commodities such as grains, etc. > Standards were maintained and ratios between the > primary components of water, wheat and barley were > established. Divisional systems also became fixed > by di
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
magisterchessmutt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Steve C., > > Most ancient weights were typically lumps of metal > and sometimes coins as well as stones. If one is > lucky, some will have inscriptions on them > indicating how many units they represent but they > won't indicate a specific volume they represent. > Weights were
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
magisterchessmutt Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Sj, > > It's not so much as what I have discovered in this > long term study, but more of how all of the many > discoveries of others over the ages of exploring > ancient ruins are pieced together into a cohesive > system of interchanges. Finding a particular > weight unit doesn
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > > > The AE mention the "Canal of the West" ? > > No, not by name. > > But most of the canals were in the west as was the > winding watercourse.  There was the "Knsti-canal&qu
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- >   > > All good additions...  One other thought, they > > may have been describing mold. Have you ever > been > > in a room with a serious issue with mold. I > > visited a friend staying in a h
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Most people don't realize how much volcanism > exists along the Nile and Great Rift Valley of > Africa.  It was once an expanding plate boundary > and is becoming one again.  It is expected to > become one of the fastest growing in the world > over the next couple eons.  But signs are > everywhe
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
Cladking wrote: >Ancient people thought walls could foam. This is a simple fact that they spelled out in plain English. I don't know if they got this "absurd" notion by counting angels on the head of a pin or through observation. "Foaming" wall are one of the more mundane concepts in the PT if you accept the Egyptological interpretation. The surprise is Egyptologists
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > > Yes, they could have steps. I have shown steps > > many times. The rope with knots in it, was > > partially a joke, though would be handy, even > when > > using steps... > > I re
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
Cladking, These images show excessive weathering. I'm not sure it even matters, where the water ultimately came from, when there is evidence it existed. These pictures show where the water was. Rain water has no salt in it. It is only salt and minerals which cause this type of damage to the Limestone. The bottom sections were protected. There is red granite across from them. Additionally,
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4 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There's no reason stairs couldn't have been cut > into the sides or the steps of the pyramid.  they > had lotsa of stone and knew how to use it; > > 1090c. the Souls of Heliopolis construct a > stairway for me, > > 1322a. Each god who constructs not a stairway for > N., > 1322b. wh
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Trevorjjj Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Corpuscles Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Steve Clayton Wrote: > > > -------------------------------------------------- > > > ----- > > > > Hello Steve Clayton: > > >   How many “ladders” do you propose > per >
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > 'Math is universal. Only the percentages change > and their method of groupings. You may know > better?" > > I suggested no such thing. > > You mentioned you've been at this a while .I > thought a different perspective might add > clarity. > > and I was not questioning you
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > " I did the math" > > try doing it using THEIR math. > > Their math is a direct extension of their > surveying skills > > The necessity for which was the annual inundation > flooding all the fields > > try doing it using what we DO know of their > Hydraulic engin
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > > I may be able to get close to solving the water > > mystery. More Topo mapping. I remember Google > > Earth had a feature which > > produced a terrain elevation line, once you set > >
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > There would > > have been so much water, they likely could see > it, > > when working up on the Pyramid. It's not that > far > > away. Even today, it's only a little over 1 > hours >
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Just confused... Ignore it. Sorry.
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Trevorjjj Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Steve Clayton Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Trevorjjj Wrote: > > > -------------------------------------------------- > > > ----- > > > Excellent presentation Steve, I'll try to > find > > the > > > name and
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I do know that as early as the  1st century at > least, they were constructing metal water pumps > > > you can easily search images of same > >   > > > > > > > > Warwick Hi Warwick, Those are both interesting, especially the second one. I have
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
> Hello Steve Clayton: How many “ladders” do you propose per side? > Dr. Troglodyte Hi Dr. Troglodyte, OK... no wood. The Skid has worn a shallow depression into the casing stones. Casing stones which were made with a little more surface area, so they could clean them flush when finished. No Ladders... as a few young lads just pulls themselves up, hand over hand, get two O
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
lostinlagarita Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Been listening to Hancock talk about N. America > being a special place with unknown history. I am > mainly signing up for this forum for this one bit > of info/curiosity I have regarding this, so take > it for what it is worth. So I lived in the > Pacific NW for 20 years and spent lots of t
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Trevorjjj Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Excellent presentation Steve, I'll try to find the > name and location of that erstwhile lake. > > Edit: Here it is, Lake Moeris. :) Hi Trevor, Yes I am aware of it. The problem is, it's at a lower elevation. I also spent time looking where on the Nile, the elevation is slightly higher. It is
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
Corpuscles Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Hello Corpuscles; you wrote: ”Part 2 > - To > > address the current format of your WIP project. > > Intending initially to accept rather > than > > criticise your postulates (such as the
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5 months ago
Steve Clayton
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Trevorjjj Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > > Wasn't there a lake North of Giza at one time? > > I've read about a canal or river flow down that > > way. Perhaps when the chasms filled, so did the > > land, pouring over the sphinx enclosure
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