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Archimedes Philosophe Grec. (BM 1879,1213.117)

Archimedes Philosophe Grec. (BM 1879,1213.117)

 
 
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Portrait of Archimedes, half-length to right, at desk, working on a drawing showing a fortress and ships, holding a pair of compasses in his right hand; illustration to Thevet's "Vrais portraits et vies des hommes illustres" (Paris, 1584), p. 13
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1584
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British Museum
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