The Archimedes Palimpsest

After processing, the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST000073" title="Archimedes" href="/topic/arts-culture/archimedes-PEHST000073.topic">Archimedes</a>' text of "Floating Bodies" as well as a diagram can be seen in pages from The Archimedes Palampsest. An exhibit opens Sunday at the Walters that details both a modern detective story and a history of the Palimpsest that is populated with heroes and rogues.

( Walters Art Museum Photo / October 13, 2011 )

After processing, the Archimedes' text of "Floating Bodies" as well as a diagram can be seen in pages from The Archimedes Palampsest. An exhibit opens Sunday at the Walters that details both a modern detective story and a history of the Palimpsest that is populated with heroes and rogues.

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