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Topic: Shapes of Hieratic numerals
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Hossam Aboulfotouh

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Re: Shapes of Hieratic numerals
Posted: Jul 9, 2009 9:37 AM
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Milo,

The page that its link appears here below, shows the so-called Horas eye fractions; in your opinion, what is the core idea behind this distribution, and why there is a missing 1/64?

http://www.suite101.com/view_image.cfm/345511

Also, is there any published book or paper has answered this second question?

If the answer is "No" to both questions, it meant the prime ideas of the ancient Egyptian mathematics are not yet revealed.

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Hossam Aboulfotouh
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