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Stretching the Cord

Stretching the Cord was one of the most important elements of the ancient Egyptian foundation ritual which was closely associated with the goddess Seshet, Mistress of the House of Architects. The cord in question is the masonĀ“s line which was used to measure out the dimensions of the building and… Read More »Stretching the Cord

Stars of Lower Manhattan

Orion is perhaps the most recognizable constellation in the heavens: Image courtesy Stellarium open source software Orion is known as the Hunter in the West. The ancient Egyptians identified this constellation as Osiris. As you can see Goliath is depicted below as another Orion. I wrote about this giant and… Read More »Stars of Lower Manhattan

Ellipses

Ellipse Park, Washington DC I listened to the recent Red Ice interview with Christopher Knight and Alan Butler and discovered they have published a new book in Feb 2011 called Before the Pyramids. They have discovered amazing things about Washington DC in this book. I would have included this info… Read More »Ellipses

Repeating Ones

To understand the repeating ones phenomenon let’s start with the two ones in the number 11. Paired Obelisks / Pillars / Minarets / Towers All of the following structures and symbols read as monumental 11s. Temple of Luxor: Solomon’s Temple: Boaz is known as the pillar of strength or severity and represents… Read More »Repeating Ones