TITLE

Mathematics Used in Egyptian Construction and Bookkeeping

AUTHOR(S)
Lumpkin, Beatrice
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6547573

 

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