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Ahmes (more accurately Ahmose) was an ancient Egyptian scribe who lived during
the Second Intermediate Period and the beginning of the Eighteenth Dynasty (the
first dynasty of the New Kingdom). He wrote the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, a
work of Ancient Egyptian mathematics that dates to approximately 1650 BC; he is
the earliest contributor to mathematics whose name is known. [1][2]

   1. ^ Pickover, Clifford A. (2009), The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th
      Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics, Sterling Publishing   A portion of the Rhind Mathematical
      Company, Inc., p. 36, ISBN 978-1-4027-5796-9.                                                 Papyrus
   2. ^ Derbyshire, John (2006), Unknown quantity: a real and imaginary history of
      algebra, National Academies Press, p. 29, ISBN 978-0-309-09657-7.

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