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1 | The Greek sculptors tried to clarify it by looking for mathematical proportions, just as they sought some reality behind appearances. |

2 | The pyramids of ancient Egypt are tombs constructed with mathematical proportions, but which these were, and whether the Pythagorean theorem was used, are debated. |

3 | However, early builders may have come upon mathematical proportions by accident. |