Royal Arch Part 2

May 3, 2021

Moses and Joshua dedicate the Ark of the Covenant to El Shaddai- Enlil

Clouds and darkness are round about him; Righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne. A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about, his lightening enlightened the world; the Earth saw, and trembled. The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord.  Psalm 97: 2 – 5

Mal-lawi or Malleui is a city; its name literally means City of the Levites. The High Priest of Akhenaten’s Amarna Temple was Meryre; he was a Hebrew and a son of Levi. (Genesis 46:11). Moses is defined in Hermetic culture as an alchemist (Alkhame), and he did indeed perform as such by transmuting gold in to the mysterious high ward firestone – Manna. We know that the “presence of the lord” can be attributed to fire, but no ordinary fire, a type that crashes, sends out spears and bolts of deadly lightening – Ark light. If we accept the veracity of Exodus 3:1-5, it becomes obvious that the Ark was already situated at the temple atop Mt Choreb, and it is likely that it had been operating there from the time of Pharaoh Sneferu, 1,300 years before Moses got there.

That span of time makes it a fair possibility that Bezaleel did not manufacture the Ark, unless he did – having lived an enormous lifespan by consuming incredibly large amounts of the shew bread.  Arks of the design found in Exodus were Egyptian, not Israelite or Hebrew. An example would be the one discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 at the entrance to King Tut’s tomb. The Cherubim found there are not dissimilar to the ones found on the Ark of the Covenant.

To be fair, geographically the Sinai plateau is prone to St Elmo’s fire. This occurs when; high voltage electricity affects a gas and is sometimes seen as a glow just above ground level. The electric charge can reach up to 30,000 volts /sq. cm. This phenomenon may be what Moses was seeing when he reported the burning bush that was not consumed by fire; it may also be why he was told to remove his shoes so he would not be electrocuted. Electricity was clearly known to our ancestors, whatever they may have called it. Noah’s ark was the size of an modern day aircraft carrier, though of tremendous size it still was not large enough to get two of everything on it. It very likely held their critical infrastructure, aircraft, ground vehicles, and factory and laboratory materials, electronics that could not or should not be powered down. It is likely that the Annunaki used a combination of batteries

Bahgdad Battery.

 and the power from an ark similar to the Ark of the Covenant to power Noah’s ark. The term YHWY, though subject to innumerable interpretations, may actually be their term for electricity. The head Levite priest could only mutter the word for god under his breath once a year as he entered the Holy of Holies. And really, what is the Ark of the Covenant if not a giant electricity generator?

In order to understand that better, we must have a look at PGMs as a whole. Platinum group metals consist of Iridium, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Osmium, and Ruthenium; most were re-discovered in the mid-19th century. Iridium is an extraterrestrial rock brought to earth be meteorites, the ancients called it Sappir. It has said to have been present under the Jerusalem temple by the tenants of old Royal Arch Freemasonry, Exodus 24:10 says it was at Mt Choreb as well. The re-discovery was made by a team from Cornell and Harvard. PGMs are better thought of in a group of two; Platinum, Palladium, and Rhodium are soluble in molten gold, where Iridium, Osmium, and Ruthenium are not.

Today our perception that gold is a pure element is relatively new, as is the Law of Constant Composition. The Periodic Table of Elements was formed by the Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869; he gave us 63 elements based on atomic mass.  The Old Testament has seven nouns for gold, zahav, paz, ketem, harus, s’gor Ophir, and baser. Zahav tahor refers to “pure gold” which is specified for the lid of the Ark of the Covenant.

Medieval alchemists used two methods to remove impurities from gold, cupellation which involved using lead and heating the metal to about 1,100°C. And if silver needed to be removed from gold, the method called parting was used. This involved the use of acidic salts, sodium chloride, saltpeter, elemental Sulphur, and antimony sulfide.  Both ancient Egypt and Sumer describe being able to use fire to remove impurities from gold. Classical writers such as Plato (427 – 347 B.C.) and Pliny (24 – 79 A.D.) wrote about PGMs both wrote about platinum elements in gold calling them adamas. Adamas were classified in Sumer as an-na or firestone, as they were bright silvery in color, misguided metallurgists of the Middle Ages thought that PGMs were tin, and wasted much time and effort trying to turn lead in to gold. 

Iridium, an extraterrestrial metal. it’s in you, me, everyone. We are truly star dust.

Iridium is found in meteorites in much higher abundance than in the Earth’s crust for this reason, the unusually high abundance of iridium in the clay layer at the Cretaceous – Paleogene Boundary gave rise to the Alvarez hypothesis that the impact of a massive extraterrestrial object caused the E.L.E. (Extinction level event) of 66 million years ago. Similarly, an iridium anomaly in core samples from the Pacific Ocean suggested the Eltanin impact of about 2.5 million years ago.

It is thought that the total amount of iridium in the planet Earth is much higher than that observed in crustal rocks, but as with other platinum-group metals, the high density and tendency of iridium to bond with iron caused most iridium to descend below the crust when the planet was young and still molten.

A member of the platinum group metals, iridium is white, resembling platinum, but with a slight yellowish cast. Because of its hardness, brittleness, and very high melting point, solid iridium is difficult to machine, form, or work; thus, powder metallurgy is commonly employed instead. It is the only metal to maintain good mechanical properties in air at temperatures above 1,600 °C (2,910 °F). It has the 10th highest boiling point among all metals and becomes a superconductor at temperatures below 0.14 K

Iridium’s modulus of elasticity is the second highest among the metals, only being surpassed by osmium. This, together with a high shear modulus and a very low figure for Poisson’s ratio (the relationship of longitudinal to lateral strain), indicate the high degree of stiffness and resistance to deformation that have rendered its fabrication into useful components a matter of great difficulty. Despite these limitations and iridium’s high cost, a number of applications have developed where mechanical strength is an essential factor in some of the extremely severe conditions encountered in modern technology.

The measured density of iridium is only slightly lower (by about 0.12%) than that of osmium, the densest metal known. Some ambiguity occurred regarding which of the two elements was denser, due to the small size of the difference in density and difficulties in measuring it accurately, but, with increased accuracy in factors used for calculating density, X-ray crystallographic data yielded densities of 22.56 g/cm3 for iridium and 22.59 g/cm3 for osmium.

Iridium can be used to determine the composition origin of the sediments such as extraterrestrial deposits, volcanic activity, seawater deposition, microbial processing, hydrothermal vent exhalations, etc. Most of these sources contain iridium in extremely small quantities, with more substantial findings leading scientist to conclusions of, sub-tectonic, or extraterrestrial origin. Iridium is oxidized in some marine minerals of marine sediments and its likelihood of mineralization in ferromanganese, in concentrations that approach that of the “seawater ratio” enhance their heavy metal value as an ore. Iridium concentration compared to lead or gold in these sediments has been found to be an indicator of whether the sediments came from terrestrial weathering, sub-tectonic activity, or has a cosmic origin. For example, volcanic exhalation contains higher ratios of lead and gold but has the same levels of iridium and high gold, lead and platinum with low levels of iridium is characteristics of hydrothermal exhalation.

Iridium in bulk metallic form is not biologically important or hazardous to health due to its lack of reactivity with tissues; there are only about 20 parts per trillion of iridium in human tissue. Like most metals, finely divided iridium powder can be hazardous to handle, as it is an irritant and may ignite in air Very little is known about the toxicity of iridium compounds, primarily because it is used so rarely that few people are exposed to it and those who do only with very small amounts. However, soluble salts, such as the iridium halides, could be hazardous due to elements other than iridium or due to iridium itself at the same time, most iridium compounds are insoluble, which makes absorption into the body difficult.

Chemistry is hard

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