Mathematics Used in Egyptian Construction and Bookkeeping

Lumpkin, Beatrice
March 2002
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p20
Academic Journal
Focuses on the applications of mathematics on ancient constructions and bookkeeping in Egypt. Hieratic writings and numerals written in the Papyrus Bulaq 18; Discussions on daily balance sheets of the pharaoh; Systems of vertical coordinates in ancient architecture.


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