File:P. Oxy. I 29.jpg

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አማርኛ: የዩክሊድን ኢለመንት የተባለ መጽሐፍ የሚያሳይ ከልጥ (ፓፒሪ) የተጻፈ የጥንት መዝገብ
English: Oxyrhynchus papyrus (P.Oxy. I 29) showing fragment of Euclid's Elements
Español: Papiro de Oxirrinco (P.Oxy I 29) que muestra un fragmento de los Elementos de Euclides
Русский: Папирус из Оксиринха (P.Oxy. I 29) с фрагментами Начал Евклида
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This is "[o]ne of the oldest and most complete diagrams from Euclid's Elements of Geometry". It "is a fragment of papyrus of Oxyrhynchus in 1896-97 by the renowned expedition of B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt. It is now located at the University of Pennsylvania. The diagram accompanies Proposition 5 of Book II of the Elements." -- Copied from, where more information can be


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