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Eureka! The Archimedes Palimpsest

Date
Tuesday, June 1, 1999Sunday, September 5, 1999
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Eureka! The Archimedes Palimpsest

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. 

Add to Calendar 06-01-1999 10:00:00 09-05-1999 17:00:00 15 Eureka! The Archimedes Palimpsest The centerpiece of this focus exhibition was the Archimedes Palimpsest which contains the only surviving Greek text of Archimedes' "On Floating Bodies". Read more information about continuing research on the Archimedes Palimpsest. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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