The Philamath's Alphabet-I

Wilson, Robin
June 2005
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p80
Academic Journal
The article presents information on several postage stamps. The stamp titled "Imhotep," is after Imhotep, the celebrated court physician, Grand Vizier and architect in the court of Egyptian King Djoser. Imhotep, supposedly designs the oldest of the Egyptian pyramids, the step pyramid in Saqqara, built in horizontal layers and dating from about 2700 BC. Another stamp titled "Impossible Object," shows one of several impossible objects drawn by the Swedish artist Oscar Reutersvärd.


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