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 January 22, 2021, 11:13 pm UTC
 February 10, 2020 09:38AM Registered: 12 months ago Posts: 117
Hi Kanga,

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Petrie gives 3148.4" as the elevation for the top of course 103 at the NE corner and 3149.5" as the elevation for the top of course 103 at the SW corner. Which one better represents the true elevation of this level? Or is it somewhere in between as you propose?
I used wrong data on elevation of the top of 103 course from Petrie's drawing for KCS shaft. Due to low quality of image the digits are hardly identifiable. Thank you for the correct data.

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Let me express it very simply: The diagonal at the 82c level (the KC floor level) is 440 cubits; the diagonal at the 154c level (Gantenbrink's ideal shafts exit level) is 280 cubits. Both of these levels incorporate 280/198 as a rational approximation to sqrt 2. You may ask: where does the 198c value appear at the KC floor level? Well, if a new pyramid were to be constructed at this level, its height would be 198 cubits.
Thank you for the explanation, but I'm trying to understand how these diagonals are built (to the rectangles with which sides they belong), therefore I ask you to show them on the drawing.

Alex.
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