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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian, Roman Period
Title:Papyrus fragment; section of Euclid Book I, Proposition 39
Date Made:1st-6th century CE
Type:Document
Materials:Papyrus, pigment
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Fayum
Measurements:Mat: 14 in x 11 in; 35.6 cm x 27.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1905.1.1.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, from section of Euclid Book 1, Proposition 39. (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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