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By Corinna Rossi

during this interesting research, architect and Egyptologist Corinna Rossi analyses the connection among arithmetic and structure in historical Egypt by means of exploring using numbers and geometrical figures in historical architectural tasks and structures. whereas prior architectural reports have sought for summary 'universal principles' to provide an explanation for the background of Egyptian structure, Rossi makes an attempt to reconcile the various techniques of archaeologists, architects and historians of arithmetic right into a unmarried coherent photograph. utilizing a research of a particular workforce of monuments, the pyramids, and putting them within the context in their cultural and old heritage, Rossi argues that thought and perform of development has to be regarded as a continuum, now not as separated fields, so that it will enable the unique making plans technique of a development to re-emerge. hugely illustrated with plans, diagrams and figures, this publication is key studying for all students of historic Egypt and the structure of historical cultures.

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