shen, the round ring, it shows up in Sumerian reliefs…that one of goddess Innana too…she holds two of them. ]]>

the internet people; they will obtain advantage from it I am sure. ]]>

Not only did π clearly originate from the Egyptians according to the current theory, but also allow me to point out how the Pythagorean Theorem oughtn’t have been named so either since the Egyptians used the equation to hold up their pyramids 20 centuries before the person began breathing the air of our planet, which goes to show us though not necessarily unrightful, some credits aren’t taken fairly, yet clarifying such matters will be an intense challenge since there are little additional evidence to go on.

]]>Hi Neil. If you are interested in this issue I recently published a more comprehensive and detailed version of this research here:

http://egyptian-architecture.com/JAEA1/JAEA1_Lightbody

As you correctly observe, this is monumentally important information with respect to the history of the sciences.

]]>Hi Mike,

Yes I am sure the Arabic numerals drew on some of the hieratic and demotic numerals used by the Egyptians. The Egyptians of course invented the base ten number system we use and they also invented writing with ink on paper so these later forms come from those earlier roots.