Day 8: Introduction to Egypt. Hieroglyphic and hieratic
Introduction to Egyptian civilization: chronology
Sources for mathematical knowledge in Egypt -
Egypt: The Habit of Civilization.
Hieroglyphic and hieratic numbers.
C.S. Roero, `Egyptian mathematics', in I.
Grattan-Guinness (ed), Companion Encyclopedia of the History and
the Mathematical Sciences, 30 - 45.
Egyptian Numeration Systems.
A map of Egypt.
of Egypt from the Oriental Institute.
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