Ancient Egyptian mathematics: New perspectives on old sources

@article{Imhausen2006AncientEM,
  title={Ancient Egyptian mathematics: New perspectives on old sources},
  author={Annette Imhausen},
  journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={19-27}
}
ConclusionsAlthough Egyptian mathematics will probably never have the vast number of sources that still can be found in other cultures like India or Mesopotamia, there is more available than has been used so far.33 The analysis of all the available mathematical texts, taken along with the additional material from administrative economic and literary contexts related to Egyptian mathematics, is certain to provide a better foundation for understanding its role within Egyptian culture. This… 
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