Magic Squares can consist of numbers or letters (word squares). A word square consists of a set of words, all having the same number of letters as the total number of words; when the words are written out in a square grid horizontally, the same set o
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- Abbey of St Gall: St Gallen Library, "in the far southeast corner you'll spot The Venerable Bede, a seventh-century English monk from Northumbria who wrote one of the first histories of England: he is shown as a scholar, with, beside him, a magic number square..."
- Khajuraho Group of Monuments: Parshvanath Jain temple (numbers)
- Pompei: Herculaneum (letters, a SATOR square)
- Siena: At the wall of the Duomo of Siena (letters, a SATOR square)
- Works of Antoni Gaudí: At the Sagrada Familia Link
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Magic Squares?
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