Architecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egypt...

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Author  Corinna Rossi
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   June 18, 2007
ISBN  0521690536
Pages  304

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Corinna Rossi explores the use of numbers and geometrical figures by the Ancient Egyptians in their architectural projects and buildings. Whereas previous architectural studies have searched for "universal rules" to explain the entire history of Egyptian architecture, Rossi reconciles the approaches of architectural historians and archaeologists by testing architectural theories. This book is essential reading for all scholars of Ancient Egypt and the architecture of ancient cultures.

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