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The Glorious Gate

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The typical Ancient Egyptian doorway layout incorporated both sacred ratios (pi and phi), as shown and explained herein.
1. The overall outline in the vertical plane is the double-square, 1:2 ratio. [H = 2B]
2. The opening width is based on a square inscribed within a semicircle, the typical Ancient Egyptian way of proportioning a root-five rectangle. Thus, the thickness of the doorjamb is 0.618 the width of the opening.
3. The height of the aperture (h) = 3.1415 = pi
Related Notes:
- The same two ratios were incorporated INTENTIONALLY in the design of the Pyramid of Khufu -- and prior to that in [the collapsed] Snefru's Pyramid at Meidum!
- The overall outline of of 1:2 is the most common in Egyptian design. The same ratio is the most significant in music -- the octave -- a replication of the origin[al] -- a renewed beginning! Also two is the number of Isis --- and on and on ....
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