Eureka! The Archimedes Palimpsest

June 1–September 5, 1999,
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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.

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June 1–September 5, 1999

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Exhibitions and Installations

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