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Set of Napier's bones, 18th century.
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Set of Napier's bones, 18th century.
Set of Napier's bones 18th century, in wooden box
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Work Type
Mathematics
Date
1701-1800
Material
ivory
paper (fibre product)
wood
Description
Set of Napier's bones 18th century, in wooden box
Set of ivory Napier's bones 18th century, in wooden box. John Napier of Merchiston, invented both logarithms in 614 and his 'bones' in 1617, sets of rods with tables inscribed on them which allow the user to multiply by simply adding figures.
Set of ivory Napier's bones 18th century, in wooden box. John Napier of Merchiston, invented both logarithms in 614 and his 'bones' in 1617, sets of rods with tables inscribed on them which allow the user to multiply by simply adding figures.
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co60408
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Image and original data from Science Museum Group
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large_1965_0083__0001_.jpg
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26291675

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