## Ancient Egyptian Science: A Source Book, Volume 232The volume gives a discourse on the nature and accomplishments of Egyptian mathematics. The author quotes and discusses interpretations of such authors as Eisenlohr, Griffith, Hultsch, Peet, Struce, Neugebauer, Chace, Glanville, van der Waerden, Bruins, Gillings, and others. (Mathematics) |

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Chapter Four Ancient Egyptian Mathematics | 1 |

Documents | 95 |

Abbreviations Used in Text and Bibliography | 281 |

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