(24,000,000, a number of eight figures). Lower on the photo (fig.1) a third line appears be-
tween the two vertical strokes. It confirms the total number of almost 25 million ingots. It was
the total copper export to the Old World (Refs.12-14).
Copper ingots with masses varying from 10 to 30 kg have been found by archaeologists. So,
in order to calculate the export, we have to establish the mass of the Standard Ingot according
to this particular pot. The eight vertical lines in the group belong to five different objects. So,
the mass of the Standard Ingot appears to be 80,000 carats (a number of five figures). For a
long time past both noble metals, silver and gold, were weighed in units of carats, corresponding
with 0.20 gram. The carat is the constant mass of a seed of the St. John’s bread or carob tree (Ce-
ratonia siliqua). So, the mass of the Standard Ingot was 80x0.20= 16 kg (35 pounds)
It means, that the overall export of copper across the Ocean appears to have been (24x16=)
c.384,000 tons (850 million pounds). It has been estimated by others in the field, that a total a-
mount of 250 to 500 thousand tons of copper had disappeared from the mining area
(Refs.-6,7). So, our conclusion is that its destination can now be understood. The transport of
copper happened between the start of the Fifth Dynasty (after the discovery of America), and the
end of the Nineteenth Dynasty. The nine concentric circles and the four concentric rectangles
(ingots) confirm these 9+4= 13 centuries of copper trade between North America and the Old
World (2500 to 1200 BC).
The four concentric ingots belong to five different objects. However, the three outer ingots
have similar shapes. These confirm, that 3/5 (or 60%) of the copper was shipped to the Mis-
sissippi Delta, at 30°N. The innermost ingot consists of two verticle lines. These confirm, that
2/5 (or 40%) of the copper was transported to the mouth of the Saint Lawrence River, twenty
degrees higher, at 30+20= 50°N (Refs.12-14).
The highest concentric circle of the pot represents Isle Royale, Lake Superior, at 48°N. The
neck and the spout of the pot symbolize the abundance of copper in Upper Michigan. Howe-
ver, the neck also represents the north coast of Lake Superior, at 49°N, and the spout encodes
the latitude of 50°N. It is symbolic for the Fifth Dynasty, when America was first reached via
the Atlantic (Refs.2,15-17). The neck below it is symbolic for the Sixth Dynasty, the last one
of the Old Kingdom.
The upper concentric circles now symbolize the dynasties of the First Intermediate Period, the
Middle Kingdom, and the Second Intermediate Period until the Fifteenth, of Hyksos Dynasty.
The four concentric ingots symbolize the period up to and including the Nineteenth Dynasty.
The patterns show, that the international copper trade finished at the end of this dynasty,
which is a remarkable message (Refs.6-9,12).
When counting was continued with the concentric circles at the left side (fig.1), the dot in the
center would be 15+8= #23, corresponding with the Tropic of Cancer, at 23°N. It is the holy
line of the Sun religion, which predicts the everlasting presence of the SunGod Ra. Below this
God were two other gods, Horus and Osiris. The kings and pharaohs of Egypt were the sub-
stitutes of these two, lower gods (Refs.2,8). It should be realized, that during the whole time
period of the copper trade, America was part of the Egyptian Empire. During the Old King-
dom, symbolized by the spout and the neck of the pot, this hugh empire was called ‘Atlantis’.
It disappeared in the waves during the Biblical Flood.
Fig.1 Ceramic pot from the surroundings of Poverty Point, NE Louisiana. The megalithic
patterns on the pot appear to tell the story of the export of copper ingots to the Old World.
(first millennium BC, Ref.1).
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