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December 04, 2006 12:15PM
Dear Gerd,

Many thanks for taking the time to read my work and for your very thoughful and informed critique.

Before I respond to your post, let me take a little time here to explain the inspiration behind my ideas - it is simply this: looking at any image of the Giza complex (i.e. the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx) - whether from the air or ground level - I do not immediately see evidence of AE religous or funerary beliefs - the cultural elements. The 'first' thing I see and recognise are the geometry and symmetry - i.e. the language of mathematics. Is this not obvious to most rational people? This, I believe, is the 'primary context' of the structures on the Giza plateau and the 'context' is important. It is my opinion that these geometric forms were to act as a 'beacon', a 'sign' if you like, from the ancient Designers - they are 'pointing' us to the mathematics of the design first and foremost. Mathematics, unlike language or cultures, remains true to its meaning. It is a matter of fact that we still argue over the meaning of some AE glyphs and don't have the first idea of what others mean. Now I know this thought is not new but I am sure my own interpretation is.

Gerd wrote:

"On page two of your paper already, you ask yourself the question why the pyramid of Menkaure is much smaller, while he had access to the same resources as his predecessors. The motive to build this smaller pyramid is actually quite clear, in terms of evolutions in the ancient Egyptian mortuary complex. By the end of the 4th dynasty, we see an increase of importance of the mortuary temple."

Are we to believe then that the Mortuary Temple was more important than the final resting place of the King? As stated in my extract (and my paper) - it is my contention that the pyramid complex at Giza had a pre-ordained 'sacred deadline' for completion. Having constructed the first two large pyramids, it is possible that they were running out of time, hence the construction of a smaller pyramid. However, the most important point here is the 'alignment' of this pyramid within the 'Giza Precession Wheel' (GPW). This alignment clearly indicates the date 2,512BC - the deadline for the completion of the complex which is the important point I am making.

Gerd wrote:

"You also say there are no hieroglyphs in the pyramids; this is incorrect, as there are various quarry marks in the upper relieving chamber of Khufu's pyramid, left by the workers. An example is the inscription: "friends of Khufu". "

I am aware of the 'quarry marks' and I do not consider them to be hieroglyphs in the true sense. Seems more like ancient graffitti. Unlike other monuments and tombs throughout AE, the pyramids remain glaringly and suspiciously devoid of such inscriptions.

Gerd wrote:

"You add weight to your "mathematics is the key" proposition by citing authors who have already come to the same conclusion."

I had no intention of 'adding weight' to my mathematical proposition by citing other authors. - merely to demonstrate that there exist like-minded individuals. My mathematical proposition stands on its own merit.

Gerd wrote:

"You wrote that in order to be able to read the coded message, one needs knowledge of abstract numbers like Pi and Phi. However, our evidence indicates that 4th dynasty Egyptians did not have this knowledge. Try a search on this board for the infinite discussions on this subject."

That there is an infinite discussion on the subject is revealing in itself. I think my proposition is 'evidence' that they did know. It stares us in the face.

Gerd wrote:

"Your figure 2 shows a circle with Khafre's pyramid as its centre. However, the radius of this circle hits the outer corner of Khufu's pyramid, but doesn't seem to have any relevance on the lower side of the plateau (why not a corner of Menkaure's pyramid)..."

The cricle perimeter hits the NE corner of Khufu AND G1a. When drawing a circle outwards from the centre of Khafre, we stop the circle when all the pyramids have been encircled. This is our 'precession clockface'. We can still make an alignment through Menkaure to the clock perimeter - Menkaure does not itself have to be positioned on the perimeter. Perhaps if the AE of the 4th Dynasty had more time and built Menkaure to the same dimensions of the other 2 pyramids, it (or at least its Queens pyramids) may well have made contact with the perimeter of the circle.


Gerd wrote:

"...although you say it misses the Sphinx, it seems to hit its rear end if you ask me. Your use of the word "precisely" is in this case somewhat of a déjà vu, since we've heard so many alternative writers use it."

I don't say '...it misses the Sphinx...'. My paper sates that by precisely incorporating all the pyramids within the precession circle, the Great Sphinx ends up sitting precisly outside the precession circle. Perhaps my use of the word 'precisely' is a little premature. However, I think the intention is perfectly clear and once I have used a better plan (as you suggest), I think this intention will be proved - precisely.

Gerd wrote:


"You say the Sphinx faces the dawn of the age of Leo. This has been proposed many, many times. The problem, however, is that 4th Dynasty Egyptians did not recognize the constellation Leo as a Lion. The modern zodiac is something we have inherited from the Babylonians and the first Egyptian version can be found in Denderah, and is in fact millenia younger than the Giza pyramid complexes. "

That the Sphinx faces the dawn of Leo has been proposed many times is also quite telling. In his thesis on, "The Definition of the Babylonian Zodiac and the Influence of Babylonian Astronomy on the Subsequent Defining of the Zodiac", Robert Powell makes the following comment: "It is unknown through whom the innovation leading to the introduction of the zodiacal coordinate system into Babylonian astronomy took place. It was made possible by the observation of the heavens as a systematic program carried out over hundreds of years." So who told the Babylonians? Where did their knowledge come from? Clearly it seems that it existed before the Babylonians got hold of it. I believe my evidence shows that the Designers of the Giza complex had knowledge of this zodiac system and that the Sphinx is aligned to the dawn of the previous Age of Leo. I shall be posting a drawing later that shows how the dates the Giza monuments are aligned to closely match the peaks in numerous scientific graphs of previous Earth catastrophes. These happened. There is too much scientific evidence to deny they happened. And they occurred around the times the Giza monuments are aligned to in the GPW.

Gerd wrote:

"And Scott, if there is a masterplan, why did Djedefre leave Giza for Abu Roash? Perhaps because he didn't like maths?"

The plan existed independently of the reign of particular Pharaohs. That a particular Pharaoh lived and died during the construction of the plan is, in my mind, immaterial. Should we, for example, ascribe the building of the 'London Eye' to the reign of Queen Elizabeth II just because she happened to be the reigning monarch at that time. No, we shouldn't.

Once again, many thanks for your critique. It is very much appreciated.

S.







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