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December 16, 2019, 12:15 pm UTC    
November 19, 2019 01:36PM
Mark Heaton Wrote:
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> I had forgotten the story, but I'm not sure its
> relevant if it was a story about being trapped in
> a coffin. On the contrary, my model is evocative
> of the ascension of the king's soul from the
> sarcophagus akin to the ceremony of the opening of
> the mouth.

It's not relevant to that. It says that coffins were individually made and that the proportions of the granite sarcophagus matched the size of the coffin, which matched the size of the king.


> but I have not yet proposed
> that the designer calculated the volume rather
> than determined the volume from empirical methods
> which would not have required the modern formula
> for the volume of a sphere, only a determination
> in relation to the volume of a cylinder and the
> estimation of the volume of the cylinder based on RMP.

That would be a much more complicated calculation and requires them to first know how to calculate the volume of a sphere. I've searched, but the only ones working with spherical geometry that I can find are the Greeks at around 500 BC: [en.wikipedia.org]

And then why they'd pick something so awkward rather than a quick calculation using length and width and height.


> Khufu's Horizon may be a picture of the ascension
> of the king's soul from the great sphere of the
> earth to the celestial sphere.

You have to show that they thought of the heavens as a sphere... and I don't think you can do this. You also have to show that they thought of the Earth as a sphere and I don't think you can do this.... Geb and Mut are most definitely not spheres.

> I think there is a
> verse in the book of Job about the world hanging
> on nothing. Ancient mariners knew that land
> appeared and disappeared over the horizon. The
> first known determination of the size of the earth
> was in Egypt in antiquity which I was reminded of
> from your post.

Yes. Around 500 BC.

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