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The medulla oblongata and the pons, the terminal point of the top of the vertebral column; 2. The cerebellum, the center for the coordination of stimuli coming from the periphery or the cerebrum, and the regulator of the motions required for standing or moving (equilibrium); 3. The cerebrum, with its two hemispheres, the control center for activity and the description of impressions ; 48 4. The complex of the hypophysical and pineal glands, forming the true "Holy of Holies," since all the faculties of intelligence depend on these especially.
But each cubit corresponds in itself to a definite value, which means it can be used under specific conditions . 4 In the Temple of Luxor columns are made in varying proportions-soaring or massive, depending on whether it is a question of a growth or a foundation. The capitals represent buds opened up to breathe or closed to bear fruit. Measures and proportions provide a valuable guide for reading the meaning of these symbols. 4 In this connection, I can fill a gap tha t Kamel Oshman Chalet Pas ha was obliged to leave in his very interesting work on " The Nilometri c Cubit " in the Bulletin de la Societe Royale de (;eographie, vol.
The Ancients had an accurate knowledge of the centers of life and intelligence, and knew everything about the brain, which contradicts the statements of Professor Hermann Grapow (see chapter VI, p . 105, note 10). 49 direct concept, without the necessity for companson through an opposition. 2 Let us also note that the two hemispherical lobes of the cerebrum are separated by lamina (an extension of the dura-mater) which ossifies with age and is shaped like a falx , or sickle. This lamina acts as a separator, not only in fact, but also symbolically, by dividing into two halves that cortical part of the cerebrum in which ideas and the faculty of reasoned intelligence are inscribed.