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Topic: Shapes of Hieratic numerals
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Hossam Aboulfotouh

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Re: Shapes of Hieratic numerals
Posted: Jul 10, 2009 4:44 PM
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Milo,

I wonder to know from where Egyptologists brought the title Horus Eye? It is the eye of the full moon.

The link that appears here below shows the eye of the full moon in "plate 19 in Description de l'Egypte 1809-1828", at the fourteenth night of the lunar month.

http://descegy.bibalex.org/Zoom.html?b=1&v=14&p=40&t=undefined

At the night of the next full moon, when it passes by your meridian, i.e., at 12:01 am, or after Midnight, orient your self towards the south and look carefully at the moon, you will see this eye, which is the gray tones within its circle of light.

But this is not the answer to my question concerning the core idea behind the distribution of the first 6 binary fractions, on the elements of our moon eye.

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Hossam Aboulfotouh
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