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December 13, 2019, 3:17 pm UTC    
August 19, 2018 09:16AM
Mark Heaton Wrote:
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> In this thread we are considering Khufu's
> sarcophagus which was placed in Khufu's pyramid,
> once known as Khufu's Horizon, but now referred to
> as the Great Pyramid.

Other than circumstantial there is no direct evidence defining the sarcophagus belonging to Khufu, moreover the preponderance of evidence (100%) reveals all royals, there family members and officials were buried below ground level... the PT's are explicit to this fact.

> The Great Pyramid was the largest of the three
> pyramids of Giza, but not the big one in the
> middle which was Khafre's pyramid. The Great
> Pyramid is closest to the edge of the escarpment,
> and couldn't have been built any closer to 30
> degrees north of the equator. The angle of the
> equinox sun is 30 degrees from the vertical at
> mid-day and the pole of the night sky is 30
> degrees above the horizon.

Are you saying the altitude of the sun, on both equinox's at mid-day is 60 degrees above the southern horizon? When the sun reaches 60 degrees alt on the equinox of 2600BC (assuming the builders were busy calculating your theory) the sun is roughly 130 degrees from north at 12:30pm, add an hour to get to 180 azimuth (due south) and the sun is well above 70 degrees in the sky. So, I guess you should re-calculate. I use Starry-Night Pro software. I didn't check the pole of the night sky because they are credited with using circumpolar stars.

> A modern geographical perspective should not be
> imposed on the design as if the architect saw the
> earth as a globe, but the observed angles may have
> been regarded as 1/12 of the circumference of a
> circle, hence Khufu's Horizon has solar and
> stellar aspects.

In my view, a preposterous suggestion. 1) the ancient sunrise occurs between the solstices; summer @ azimuth 63.4 degrees and winter @ azimuth 121.7 along the eastern HORIZON 2) never does the sun on any axis remain in view for 360 degrees in Egypt, so to say 1/12 of a circumference of a circle may have been used to arrive at the conjunction stellar and solar sightings is to ignore the obvious.

> The circumpolar stars were the most important
> stars according to Dr I.E.S. Edwards, the foremost
> authority on the pyramids of Egypt in latter half
> of the twentieth century, with several editions of
> his book on the pyramids having been published
> across six decades, so there was plenty of time
> for others to challenge his ideas.

For sure I.E.S. Edwards made some notable contributions as a scholar and as Keeper of the British Museums Egyptian collection, he never did any field study and he mostly published other peoples works to hypothesize on their validity, I would classify him as an editor who made the pyramids more accessible to the public at large with his 1946 publication, but he was not the foremost authority on Egyptian pyramids in the first half of 20th century (Petrie died in 1942).

The only use or collusion of quadrant and circular (elliptical) equations that I'm aware of in modern times was presented by Andrew Wiles, who used them to solve Fermats last theorm...

[plus.maths.org]

Injecting these concepts into the design of a sarcophagus is a creative and probably fun activity, but in my opinion beyond that it's an absolute folly to believe the AE were so mathematically inclined to follow your hypothesis... which has no valid or constructive solution anywhere in sight.

Regards,

B.A.Hokom
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