Re: Strange Maths (was Re: Why not 13 months?)

Michael L. Siemon (
Sat, 22 Jul 1995 00:23:17 -0400

In article <3upsee$>, (Dezyner) wrote:

+weren't the Great Pyramids constructed before the invention of the wheel?

No. Wheels on carts are roughly a thousand years earlier than the pyramids,
and potters' wheels a thousand years earlier still. That's in Mesopotamia
rather than Egypt, but Egypt absorbed considerable Mesopotamian influence
in the pre-dynastic period.

Michael L. Siemon (

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