Architecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egypt

Architecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egypt

by Corinna Rossi
     
 

A fascinating analysis of the relationship between mathematics and architecture in ancient Egypt.See more details below

Overview

A fascinating analysis of the relationship between mathematics and architecture in ancient Egypt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521829540
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Proportions in Ancient Egyptian Architecture: 1. In search of 'the rule' for Ancient Egyptian Architecture; 2. Mathematics and architecture in Ancient Egypt; Part II. Ancient Egyptian Sources: Construction and Representation of Space: 3. Documents on the planning and building process; 4. Foundation rituals; Part III. The Geometry of Pyramids: 5. Symbolic shape and constructional problems; 6. The proportions of pyramids; 7. Pyramids and triangles; Overview.

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