TITLE

Ancient Egyptian Mathematics: New Perspectives on Old Sources

AUTHOR(S)
Imhausen, Annette
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the significance of ancient Egyptian mathematics. All available mathematical texts analyzed were taken from the administrative economic and literary contexts regarding Egyptian mathematics. Such texts would provide a better foundation for understanding its role within the Egyptian culture. According to sources, the fate of Egyptian mathematics faces an exciting future, by carefully rereading the classical mathematical texts.
ACCESSION #
19716567

 

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