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Rhind Mathematical Papyrus - Public domain dedication image

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Rhind Mathematical Papyrus : detail (recto, left part of the first section British Museum, EA10057)
Thebes, End of the Second Intermediate Period (c.1550 BC)
Acquired by the Scottish lawyer A.H. Rhind during his sojourn in Thebes in the 1850s.
length: 295.5 cm, width: 32 cm (whole section EA10057)
British Museum
Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=117389&partId=1
A second section is kept in the British Museum (EA 10058 length: 199.5 cm, same width)

Fragments of a small intermediate section (18 cm length) are kept in the Brooklyn Museum

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1550
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British Museum, London
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