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1994c.00877
Lamb, John F. Jr.
Two Egyptian Construction Tools.
Math. Teach. (Reston) 86, No. 2, 16667 (1993).
1993
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
A30
Describes the geometric concepts involved in two construction tools used in ancient Egypt. A level is used to make a construction horizontal, and the plumb level is used to make a construction vertical. (ERIC)