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October 15, 2019, 8:51 am UTC    
February 20, 2017 10:13AM
Hi all ... While researching something someone had claimed about Newton and the cubit I chanced upon what could be the most important (at least to me) discovery I have made. I am sure that many here will recall my break through discovery of how the lands of Ancient Egypt were surveyed and laid out with just a measuring stick and an extended arm and I claimed that this image proved my point ...



Now most if not all Egyptologists will claim (wrongfully I might add) that this was just a painters palette and then while reading a 2013 thesis from Antoine Hirsch from Toronto I chanced upon this quote in his thesis. I must say it is so nice to be vindicated and at least proves that my theory of how the ancient surveyors worked is very valid and has gained new respectability ... but now the quote ...

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Zivie (1977a, pp. 36) is one author who considers the scribe palette as a measuring instrument on par with the cubit; Schott (1967, pp. 95, sees it more as an instrument to calculate grain quantities. The association of the scribe's palette with metrology is suggested by the Ptolemaic Famine Stela (Barguet, 1953, p.12, 20 and 35; Pl. IV, line 1; 1953, p.35; Haying, 1998, pp. 515 where the scribe palette is a device listed for land measurement operations

So what is being said here is that at least two scholars and The Ptolemaic Famine Stella agree, as I discovered, that the palette, as I claimed, could easily have been the only tool needed to measure the pyramid distances from each other and could accurately pinpoint your position in Egypt.


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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/20/2017 10:14AM by Ahatmose.
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