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Posted on 07/18/2005 9:05:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
It shows a royal decree, written in ancient Greek, Demotic and Hieroglyphs. The inscription consists of 67 lines of Greek text and 24 lines of Demotic along with traces of Hieroglyphs outlining the calendar reform and praising Ptolemy. It mentions King Ptolemy III Euergetes I along with the date 238 BC. There is an interesting reference to the king having imported grain from Syria, Phoenicia and Cyprus to alleviate famine in ancient Egypt and the mention a reform of the ancient Egyptian calendar which was not in fact actually implemented until some 250 years later under Julius Caesar.
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There was a worldwide 'tree-ring' incident in 209BC. (I don't know what the +- is on the tree-rings)
Interesting stuff - and thanks for the link. I have it bookmarked now.
that's a good blog.
You should have visited the museum on the days they play golf ahead of me.
You should visit the museum on the days they play golf ahead of me.
I think Velokovsky wrote about that. I will have to check the book. It was something that lasted for several years, anyway.
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