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  • Reinoud
    Dear Dave Brody, I posted the two images in the petroglyph folder under Photos . Regards, Reinoud de Jonge The Netherlands
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      Dear Dave Brody,
      I posted the two images in the "petroglyph" folder under "Photos".
      Regards,
      Reinoud de Jonge
      The Netherlands

      --- In ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com, "David S Brody" <DavidSBrody@...> wrote:
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      > Interesting article, but I was unable to view any images of the artifact.
      > Are they posted online anywhere, or could you email them to me? Thanks.
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      > Dave Brody
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      > [mailto:ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Reinoud
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      > Subject: [?? Probable Spam] [ancient_waterways_society] THE SWAN STONE,
      > ILLINOIS
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      > July 6, 2011
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      > THE SWAN STONE
      > (Burrows Cave, near Olney, Illinois)
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      > Dr. R.M. de Jonge ©, drsrmdejonge@...
      > <mailto:drsrmdejonge%40hotmail.com>
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      > Summary
      > The Swan Stone from Burrows Cave, Illinois, bears a petroglyph of a serpent
      > with a large head in the shape of the wing of a bird. It tells the famous
      > story of the discovery of the sailing routes across the Atlantic during the
      > Old Kingdom of Egypt. Finally, after a long struggle of several millennia
      > people were able to reach the back side of the planet Earth. However,
      > immediately after this success was a Comet Catastrophe which resulted in the
      > Biblical Flood (c. 2344 BC). Because of a precipitation of nine meters of
      > water within a time period of four months more than half of the world
      > population perished (2.6 million men). It resulted in the end of all ancient
      > civilizations on Earth, including the Old Kingdom itself.
      >
      > Introduction
      > The Swan Stone is a black slate stone having a length of 20 cm, a width of
      > 15 cm, and a height of c.8 cm (Refs.1-3). It bears a nice petroglyph of a
      > serpent finishing in a kind of wing (Fig.1). It is a so-called Burrows Cave
      > artifact, found in a cave along a branch of the Little Wabash River near the
      > town of Olney, in southern Illinois. This cave is situated at a distance of
      > 100 miles due east of Cahokia, the ancient capital of North America. Further
      > due east is Washington D.C., the present capital of the USA. All these very
      > important places are located at the holy latitude of 39°N. It is the
      > latitude of the West Azores, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean.
      > These were the westernmost islands of the civilization in the Old World.
      >
      > Discovery of America
      > The Egyptian discovery of America occurred via the southern Aleutian
      > islands, at the south si-de of the Bering Sea, at the complementary latitude
      > of 90-39= 51°N. In antiquity, the use of complementary latitudes was very
      > common. In the Old World latitudes and complementary latitudes were already
      > in use for thousands of years, as early as 4700 BC. One degree above Burrows
      > Cave is the important latitude line of 40°N. It shows this discovery
      > happened in the Fourth Dynasty of Egypt. The complementary latitude of
      > 90-40= 50°N illustrates the 5th king. It was the 5th king Menkaure
      > (Mycerinos, c.2580-2562 BC) of the Fourth Dynasty who disco-vered America
      > (Refs.4-9)!
      >
      > However, the complementary latitude of 90-40= 50°N also encodes the Fifth
      > Dynasty, when all Crossings of the Atlantic were discovered. The Swan Stone
      > should be placed in a vertical position, as shown in Fig.1. The surface of
      > the Stone symbolizes the North Atlantic Ocean. The two tips of the Tail and
      > the three feathers of the Wing confirm the 2+3= 5th Dynasty, when these
      > important discoveries were made. The two tips of the Tail at the bottom
      > represent the 2nd king Sahure (c.2510-2498 BC), who discovered the two
      > southern Crossings. The three feathers of the Wing on top represent the 3rd
      > king Nefererkare (c.2498-2478 BC), who disco-vered the third, northern
      > Crossing.
      >
      > A ship sailed from the Cape Verde Islands, with the wind and the current,
      > over a distance of 2 Moiras= 20 degrees, to Cape São Roque (the holy Rock),
      > Brazil, at 5°S. It illustrates that the 2nd king Sahure of the Fifth Dynasty
      > discovered the Southern Crossing. The sailing direction of 30°SSW shows it
      > was an Egyptian king from the Nile Delta, at 30°N. The same ship sailed from
      > Newfoundland, with an initial sailing direction of 20°ESE, with the wind and
      > the cur-rent, over a distance of 2 Moiras to the two islands of the West
      > Azores, and further to the five islands of the Central Azores. It confirms,
      > that the 2nd king Sahure of the Fifth Dynasty also discovered the Return
      > Route to the Old World. The Swan Stone shows the whole sailing route to the
      > West Azores, at the holy latitude of 39°N (Burrows Cave). The circle in the
      > center of the serpent illustrates this round trip. Together with the
      > previous discoveries, it was also the first circumnavigation of the planet
      > Earth.
      >
      > Another ship sailed from the Shetland Islands, via the south cape of
      > Greenland, to Cape Chid-ley, Canada. These three land points, represented by
      > the three feathers, are located at the complementary latitude of the Nile
      > Delta, at 90-30= 60°N. It confirms that the 3rd Egyptian king Nefererkare
      > discovered the third, northern Crossing. He was the brother of king Sahure,
      > as suggested by the connection on the Swan Stone. - This Stone was found at
      > Burrows Cave, 9 degrees above the Nile Delta, at 30+9= 39°N. It suggests,
      > that the 9th king Unas (c.2403-2370 BC) discovered the Return Route via
      > Bermuda to the West Azores. Bermuda is located 9 degrees above the holy
      > Tropic of Cancer, at 23+9= 32°N. He sailed, with the wind and the current,
      > over 3 Moiras= 30 degrees from Bermuda to the 9 islands of the Azores. The
      > three feathers of the Wing appear to confirm the long sailing distance
      > (Refs.6,7).
      >
      > The Tropic of Cancer is the holy line of the Sun religion. At midsummer day
      > the Sun is there at right angles above. The slow northerly movement of the
      > Sun turns into a southerly move-ment. So, one believes in the Egyptian
      > SunGod Ra. This latitude line crosses the River Nile at 23°N, as shown by
      > the 2 tips of the Tail and the 3 feathers of the Wing (20+3= 23). It is the
      > center of the Southern Egyptian Empire, but also the center of the Sun
      > religion. King Sahure as well as king Nefererkare were the substitutes of
      > this SunGod (Refs.4-9). In the Egyptian tradition these kings were
      > represented by parts of an animal, by the split Tail of a Serpent, and by
      > the Wing of a Swan, respectively.
      >
      > Fig.1 The Swan Stone tells the story of the discovery of the sailing routes
      > across the Atlantic in the Fifth Dynasty and the Comet Catastrophe after it,
      > when more than half of the world population perished. (First Millennium BC,
      > Burrows Cave, near Olney, Illinois) (Refs.1-3)
      >
      > Comet Catastrophe
      > When studying the Swan Stone a special feature of the petroglyph becomes
      > apparent. The Wing on top is much larger than the split Tail at the bottom.
      > This is surprisingly, because the two southern Crossings discovered by
      > Sahure are much more important than the Northern Crossing discovered by
      > Nefererkare. So, it appears the Stone is telling an additional story. The
      > circle in the center is the planet Earth, and the serpent now appears to
      > represent a Comet (or Comet Swarm) (Refs.10-20).
      >
      > The lower half of the wing shows what appears to be three additional
      > feathers. These empha-size the central feather on top of the glyph,
      > representing the south cape of Greenland. In antiquity, the island of
      > Greenland symbolized the Head of a Comet, with the North Atlantic Oce-an
      > below it as its Tail. Like the Head of a Comet Greenland consists of stone
      > and ice, and like the Tail of a Comet the Ocean contains an awful lot of
      > water. The 3+3= 6 feathers confirm the latitude of the south cape of
      > Greenland, at 60°N. It shows this Comet Catastrophe happened in the Sixth
      > Dynasty. It occurred because of a cosmic collision of the planet Earth with
      > the Tail of a Comet (Refs.21-26).
      >
      > The circle in the center of the serpent now symbolizes the Moon, and the
      > three feathers on top are the 30 days of the month. The split Tail shows the
      > planet Earth was inside the Tail of this Comet for 2 Months, or 2x30= 60
      > days. The latitude of the south cape as well as the 3+3= 6 feathers of the
      > wing confirm it. The falling rocks caused hugh forest fires, and the melting
      > ice of the Comet caused torential rains. There were hugh floodings
      > everywhere. It was completely dark on Earth. This time period was probably
      > the worst.
      >
      > After these two months the Earth left the Tail of the Comet. However, the
      > three feathers on the lower half of the wing also symbolize the 30 days of
      > the month. The whole climate on Earth was completely disrupted. The split
      > Tail shows the planet Earth was outside the Tail of the Comet for another 2
      > Months, or 2x30= 60 days. The latitude of the south cape as well as the 3+3=
      > 6 feathers of the wing confirm it. The torrential rains continued, but it
      > also became bitterly cold. So, these rains were changing in ferrocious snow
      > and hail storms. The hugh floodings continued, and many people died from
      > starvation.
      >
      > The serpent encircles the planet Earth. It shows it was a worldwide
      > Disaster. The 2 tips of the tail and the 6 feathers of the wing encode a
      > total number of 2.6 million casualties. The third feather on the lower half
      > of the wing has not fully been carved. The 2 tips of the tail and the 5
      > remaining feathers correspond to 2+5= 7 units, encoding the 7 figures of
      > this number. The 3 feathers on top count for two (Fig.1). Together with the
      > 6 feathers of the Stone these encode the circumference of the planet Earth,
      > 36 Moiras, or 360 degrees. It confirms it was a world-wide Disaster. The
      > complementary latitude of 90-36= 54°N encodes the percentage of casualties,
      > 54%. So, the world population before this Calamity was (100/54)x2.6= 4.8
      > million peo-ple. The number of survivors was 4.8-2.6= 2.2 million men. Many
      > of them were seriously in-jured.
      >
      > The width of the serpent increases from 1 unit at the bottom, via 2 units
      > around the Earth to 3 units at the top (Fig.1). The total number of 1+2+3= 6
      > units confirm the Biblical Flood hap-pened in the Sixth Dynasty. The single
      > unit at the bottom shows it happened during the reign of the 1st king Teti
      > (c.2370-2338 BC). Tree-ring dating indicates it happened c.2344 BC. The 2
      > units around the Earth confirm it was a two-stage event, having a total
      > duration of 60+60= 120 days. The three feathers on top point to the latitude
      > line through the south cape of Green-land, at 60°N. It corresponds to the
      > approximate periodicity of the Comet, c.600 years (a number of 3 figures).
      > The 2 tips of the tail and the 3 feathers of the wing indicate an average
      > lati-tude of 2.5 degrees above the Nile Delta, at 30+2.5= 32.5°N (Poverty
      > Point, NE Louisiana). The complementary latitude of 90-32.5= 57.5°N encodes
      > the exact periodicity of 575 years.
      >
      > The two tips of the tail and the six feathers, or the six units, show, that
      > the total precipitation during the Flood was about 20+60= 80 micromoiras=
      > 8x1.1= 9 meters of water. The Biblical Flood had a profound influence on the
      > climate on Earth. The Wing of the Swan points to Greenland, indicating a
      > much colder climate. The three feathers on top (and below them) illustrate
      > that this colder and dryer time period lasted for three centuries, from
      > c.2344 BC till c. 2000 BC, which is at the start of the Twelfth Dynasty
      > (Middle Kingdom). People used fea-thers of birds in their coats for
      > protection against these colder conditions (Refs.10-26).
      >
      > Discussion
      > The 5th king Menkaure (Mycerinos) of the Fourth Dynasty discovered America
      > via the Be-ring Sea. The American archaeologist G.A. Reisner of the Harvard
      > Museum of Fine Arts was the leader of the excavation of his Pyramid in Gizeh
      > (near Cairo), between 1906 and 1910. It might be considered as the first
      > small pyramid of this Dynasty, a tradition which was conti-nued after him
      > ever since. The slope of its four sides equals 51 degrees, encoding the
      > latitude of the southern Aleutian islands, at 51°N. King Menkaure is famous
      > for his many beautiful statues. The name of the land of "Korea" might be
      > derived from this king. It is possible, that the name of the town of
      > "Mycenae" and the "Mycenaean culture" (1450-1150 BC) are called after his
      > Greec name. His temple was completely rebuilt in the Sixth Dynasty after a
      > "floo-ding" (obviously caused by the Comet Catastrophe). (Ref.32)
      >
      > The 2nd king Sahure of the Fifth Dynasty discovered the two southern
      > crossings of the North Atlantic Ocean. His Pyramid is the first one located
      > in Abusir ("Home of the god Osiris"), at the NW side of the Lake, which is
      > just south of Gizeh. The 200-meter long procession road from the valley
      > temple to his Pyramid is oriented due west. The groundplan of the pyramid
      > temple is called the conceptual start of all other temples of the Old
      > Kingdom. The walls of the complex were covered with reliefs having a surface
      > area of c.10,000 square meters. These be-long to the oldest of their kind.
      > Behind an open space is a passage at right angles for the interior part of
      > the temple. On the eastern wall are reliefs about sea voyages, one of the
      > earliest about this subject. In the hart of the temple copper tubing is used
      > for drainage puposes, proba-bly imported from the Lake Superior region
      > (Refs.27-31). It is probable, that the Sahara desert is called after this
      > king.
      >
      > Fig.2 King Sahure (at the right side) as god of the sea (the waves). He
      > discovered the two southern crossings of the Atlantic. The sailing distances
      > of 2 Moiras= 20 degrees over open sea were the longest crossings ever
      > accomplished. (Pyramid temple of Sahure in Abusir, near Cairo, c.2500 BC)
      > (Ref.32)
      >
      > The 3rd king Nefererkare discovered the northern crossing of the Atlantic.
      > His larger Pyramid was built besides the one of his predecessor Sahure, but
      > more to the west. The slope of its four sides was clearly steeper compared
      > to the pyramid of Sahure. The 380-meter long procession road from the valley
      > temple to his Pyramid is oriented due west, again. The complex is
      > espe-cially known for the Abusir papyri, which deal with the Pyramid of
      > Nefererkare.
      >
      > The 9th and last king Unas of the Fifth Dynasty discovered the Return Route
      > via the island of Bermuda to the Azores. His Pyramid is located in North
      > Saqqara, a little southeast of Abusir. Its size is comparable with the one
      > of Sahure, but the orientation of the 750-meter long, cur-ved procession
      > road is completely different. Only a small portion of the reliefs are
      > preserved, but these show sailing ships and people working on copper and
      > gold (from America). South of the procession road are two 45-meter long boat
      > pits. However, king Unas is especially famous for the pyramid texts in his
      > burial chamber, the oldest of their kind. It is highly probable, that these
      > mysterious texts and the many stars on the ceilings refer to the Comet
      > Catastrophe, which ended the Fifth Dynasty. These stars and pyramid texts
      > were present in almost all pyra-mids of the next, Sixth Dynasty (c.2370-2189
      > BC), which was the last one of the Old King-dom.
      >
      > The Comet Catastrophe or Biblical Flood happened during the reign of the 1st
      > king Teti of the Sixth Dynasty. His Pyramid is located close to the one of
      > his predecessor king Unas of the previous, Fifth Dynasty. It is
      > characteristic for the transition to the standard features of the pyramid
      > temples of the Sixth Dynasty. (However, the valley temple near the lake is
      > lacking.) The walls of his burial chamber were decorated with pyramid texts,
      > and there were stars on the ceilings, again. His sarcophacus is the first
      > one with pyramid texts, and also the roof of his chapel was decorated with
      > stars. These all refer to the Comet Catastrophe, which killed more than half
      > of the Egyptian population, and seriously wounded almost all survivors. In
      > many cultures on Earth the number "six" (of the Sixth Dynasty) means
      > "death". If you are "sick", you have an illness. The name of king "Teti"
      > lives on in words like "to test", "testimony", and "testament". The slopes
      > of all Pyramids of the Sixth Dynasty is 54 degrees, encoding the percentage
      > of victims of the Biblical Food, 54%. The complementary angle of 90-54= 36
      > degrees shows it was a worldwide Disaster, because the circumference of the
      > Earth is 360 Moiras, or 360 degrees. However, king Teti also wanted to
      > remind his people to the glorious days of the Old Kingdom. Some square
      > granit columns in his pyramid complex resemble those of the Fourth Dynasty,
      > and some altars in his temple resemble those of Sahure, Nefererkare and Unas
      > of the Fifth Dynasty. (Ref.32)
      >
      > References
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      > 2. MES Newsletter, Nov. 2010 & Feb. 2011, pg.15
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