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Petrie, William M. Flinders
Researches on the great pyramid, or fresh connections, being a preliminary notice of some facts and a fuller statement — London, 1874

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PYRAMID WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

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146* Cubic eubit (253 ins.) of water at 68°Ό36 Fab.

British Grains,
j air 3,953,620.
( vacuo 3,957,780.

147 1100 skekels at 40 = Pyramid pound = -¿q of cubic cubit of water.

(evidently an independent unit, Judges xvi. 5, and xvii. 2.)

148 Modern quarter of ά hundred weight, British 3= To °? cubic cubit of water.

( 12*5 cubic cubits of water.

149 Weight of granite coffer when perfect (if S G 274) = { or 5• x 5« x •5 cubic cubits.

150 Granite of S. G. ~ 2*75 wreighs 1500 Pyramid pounds per cubic cubit.

.•. by 149, S.G. granite : S-Q- earth : : 512 x 10 : 712642.

151 Dense Platinum .(20*9 SG*) weighs 100 pyramid pounds per cubic ì King's Ch. Unit,

or cube 1 King's Chamber Unit in circuit.

146* Îîoïje.—The Pyramid barometric pressure being 30Ό0 Pyramid inches of mercury, the boiling
point of water (by careful second differences of the most recent results), will be 212*18231
Fahrenheit or 100*10128 centrigrade.

h (see No. 142).
 
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