Once the actual height (**480 **feet) and actual southern base length (**756 **feet) are multiplied, the length of the **11th** degree of latitude (**Ethiopia**) emerges, in English feet, as **362880 **feet. However, in the numeracy of the 3rd millennium BC, a regular number would be used. In the last post, it was noted that John Neal’s discovery of such rectangular numbers to define degrees of latitude, multiplied the pyramid’s pointed height (**481.09** feet) by the southern base length (**756** feet) to achieve the length of the **Nile Delta** degree of latitude and, repeating Neal’s diagram relating the key latitudinal degrees of the ancient Model as figure 1, the Ethiopian degree is **440/441** of the Nile Delta degree. As shown above, the length of the **756 **foot southern base is changed, when re-measured in the latitudinal feet for Ethiopia; it becomes the harmonic limit of **720 **feet of 1.05 feet – normally called the root Persian foot.

# Tag: size of the Earth

## Ethiopia within the Great Pyramid

My last posting mentioned John Neal’s creative step of *not *averaging the Great Pyramid of Giza’s four sides, as had routinely been done in the past – as if to discover an idealized design with four equal sides. Instead, Neal found each length to have intensionally been different. When multiplied by the pyramid’s full height, the length of four different degrees of latitude were each encoded *as an area*. The length of the southern side is integer as 756 feet, and this referred to the longest latitude, that of the Nile Delta, below 31.5 degrees North. Here we find that the pyramid’s reduced height also indicated the latitude of Ethiopia.

## Silbury Hill: Metrological Key to the Model of the Earth between Stonehenge & Avebury

#### Archived: **11 August 2012**

The exact location of Silbury Hill is as mysterious as the purpose of the Hill itself, a thirty degree cone, only recently with a flat top, overlooking Avebury and the surrounding hills. The Hill figures in **John Michell’s model of the Earth between Stonehenge and Avebury** in which one quarter of a degree of latitude, between the two henges, appears to have been measured by a type of Persian foot so as to make the number of feet, in between, equal numerically to that required to perfectly model the Earth using 864:866:867 double triangle.

There are **86400 Persian feet** of 1.056 feet (south to north) between Stonehenge and Avebury Ridgeway enabling the Avebury henge to be 86600 of these Persian feet from Stonehenge, then to represent the Mean Earth radius (see Initial Article – *missing link*). The Avebury henge appears to have been specifically tied to the distinct Latitude of 360/7 degrees.