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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian, Roman Period
Title:Papyrus fragment; section of Euclid Book I, Proposition 41
Date Made:1st-6th century CE
Type:Document
Materials:Papyrus, pigment
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Fayum
Measurements:Mat: 10 in x 8 in; 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1905.1.2.A.F
Credit Line:Transfer from Archives and Special Collections, Mount Holyoke College; Original gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Description:
Papyrus fragment written in Greek; section of Euclid Book I, Proposition 41 (See Grenfell, Hunt, and Hogarth, "Fayum: Towns and Their Papyri," p. 96-99)

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; writing; text; pages; mathematics; geometry; education

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