Posted by Kate Phizackerley on Wednesday, December 22, 2010

http://articles.cnn.com/2010-12-17/world/old.babylonian.math_1_ancient-world-ancient-city-nippur?_s=PM:WORLD

Not Egypt but I'm interested in the knowledge of geometry in the ancient world - definitely relevant to pyramid building.  (This isn't becoming maths blog - just chance there have been two recent articles.)


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2 comments:

Anneke said...

You may find some info here:
http://mathcs.slu.edu/history-of-math/index.php/History_of_Mathematics

It's not very polished, but I have tried to collect some info while teaching a history of math course.

Anneke (From Egyptian Dreams)

Kate Phizackerley said...

Wonderful, thank you

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