about 1680 BC - about 1620 BC

Ahmes was the Egyptian scribe who wrote the Rhind Papyrus - one of the oldest known mathematical documents.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (4 books/articles)

A Quotation

Mathematicians born in the same country

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Rhind papyrus (Colour picture)

Other Web sites
  1. Mathematicians of the African diaspora
  2. Kevin Brown
  3. Google books

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JOC/EFR January 1997

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