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The Walters Art Museum is open Thursdays until 9 p.m.
Tuesday, June 1, 1999–Sunday, September 5, 1999
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The centerpiece of this focus exhibition was the Archimedes Palimpsest, a rare and important Byzantine manuscript on loan to the Walters. This manuscript contains the only surviving Greek text of Archimedes's On Floating Bodies, the source for his Method of Mechanical Theorems. The exhibitions contained supporting manuscripts and books and a video produced by the Walters. Click here for more information about continuing research on the Archimedes Palimpsest.