The Message Sitting Plainly in Sight at Newgrange

Stone in front of Newgrange, Ireland. Photo provided by Wikimedia.

Stone in front of Newgrange, Ireland. Photo provided by Wikimedia.

© 2018 B. L. Freeborn

Before we continue on with the alphabet….. another kerb stone from Ireland.

Newgrange, Ireland is a large pre-historic monument called a passage tomb. It is older than the Great Pyramids. In front of it sits what is called a kerb stone adorned with Neolithic art.

Most people who look at this stone see pre-historic graffiti despite the fact it is sitting in front of a spectacular building.

Notice on the far right there are actually two squares above a shape like a mountain. There is a swirl shape above which is perhaps a cloud? Notice at the top center a vertical straight line. Perhaps a pole?

Could this be a story which reads right to left. Does it say two daggers struck a mountain from the clouds above?Everything turned and churned at the pole. There was more turning and churning as more daggers ricocheted from the pole.

Could it be possible there is more written here in a language we were meant to understand? Could this be a message written in math?

There are three large swirls followed by six swirls. Most could read the message that far. 3 and 6 as in 36 or 3 + 6 = 9.

But all of the 6 swirls are not complete. There are 4 complete and two partial. Then that is 2, 4 or 24. Or it might be 42. These numbers 24 and 36 bring to mind hours in a day and seconds in an hour? Degrees in a circle?

Putting them together we might come up with 324 or 342? 324 is the square of 18 while 342 is the square of 18.5??? The Earth has an orbital diameter of 186 million miles.

Perhaps it is just 32. The square of 5.65 is 32. So we might say 5.65 is at the pole or 56.5?

But the stone begins with 4 squares on the left and notice there are 4 shapes on the right. So our series has become 4364 which is the square of 66. The Earth moves about the Sun at the rate of 66,622 miles per hour.

How delightfully co-incidental of them to doodle in such a scientific manner!!!

But wait! The four squares on the left are grouped as if they should be read 1 3 so now our string of numbers has become: 1 3 3 6 4 which might be said to be 13364 ???

Take this one step further by separating the last 4 into 1 and 3 since three are angular and 1 curved and we have:

1 3 3 6 1 3 or the square of 365.5 or very nearly the number of days in a year 365.24.

But there are two key numbers missing…the diameter of the sun 864,000 miles and the diameter of the Earth 7920 miles. The first four squares plus the large three circles equals 7. The 3 swirls followed by the 6 equals 9. The 6 swirls are followed by 4 shapes or 10. So perhaps this is 7910!!

What of the diameter 864000? The radius is then 432,000. We have the 4 squares, 3 swirls and then 2 swirls or 432. This looks remarkably like the radius.

Taking one last look at the stone we see on the right side: 1 cloud, 1 mountain and 2 dagger/squares for 112. Twice 56 is 112.

It might be concluded that it says the pole is at 79.10 degrees and at 56.5 degrees. Surely, the magnetic pole used to lie close to N 56.5, W 79.2.

There is a Sumerian saying: “The knowing may show the knowing. The unknowing shall not see it.”

And we did not.

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