The basic measuring instrument was the cubit rod, the cubit being the length of the pharaoh's arm from his elbow to the tip of his fingers.
At this height the statue would have measured between three and seven feet (one and two meters), depending on the length of the cubit .
In ancient Egypt, a cubit was the distance from the elbow to the fingertips.
According to the Bible, the Ark was 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high.
The street twisted and turned to such a degree, he could not see more than twelve cubits in any direction.
The English system of yards, pounds, and acres is more compatible with Biblical measurements such as cubits .
After it had been quarried at Hatnub, I had it transported downstream in the barge that I had made for it, a barge of acacia wood of 60 cubits in length and 30 cubits in width.
It starts about an hour before sunrise (from when you can recognize a friend from four cubits away), and continues until about 8 a.m.
David leveled the Philistine Goliath, ‘whose height was six cubits and a span,’ with a stone.
The room must be at least 4 cubits by 4 cubits .