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KV62 Sentinel Statues Functions Considered
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

- The references establish a reference system
with twelve positions around the chamber and three hours
along each wall.

-Along the north wall from east to west were the sections
1 = (east part), 2 = (center), 3 = (west part)

The sequence continues:
4, 5, 6 - along west wall
7, 8, 9 - along south wall
10, 11, 12/0- along east wall
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The oars and statues can be regarded as mystical elements but inform about a technical system in the chamber. The 'magic' oars are technical reference elements, not mystical.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

maat wrote:
............ west

.... _6_ _5_ _4_
7 [______< __] 3
8 [ burial chbr ] 2 north
9 >____>____] 1
..... __...__...__
......10...11...12

............ east

This is a quick (simplified) example of information in the burial chamber.

Above is a very rough diagram of the original reference system.
(The format doesn't take spaces so I've used dots and lines to space the
elements. the numbers are to be considered as along walls of the burial chamber.)

The following explains the relationship of sentinel statues in the antechamber of the tomb with oars and hours in the burial chamber.

- The statues at doorway in the antechamber inform to turn to right inside the burial chamber, do not go left. They establish an anti-clockward directional order.

- There are 11 oars in the burial chamber and 12 hours of night.

- Only 11 oars to signify intervals and hours because hour 12 is also hour zero that an oar does represent very well.

- The north wall mural has 3 parts to suggest 3 hours per wall.

- The Annex doorway was open, never blocked, a zero space to represent the zero hour, was aligned with the 11 oars.

- 12 hours are 12 positional intervals between 13 points.

- These references and directional order can be missed if indications of the two statues are not followed.

I created the following pdf
Positional Hours System (pdf)
to help provide a clearer visual example for my attempt to explain a Positional Hours Reference system in the burial chamber of Tutankhamun.
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