heelbone


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Synonyms for heelbone

the largest tarsal bone

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1 scroll[a Scroll = ten heelbones],1 heelbone,and 2 vertical staffs] subtract or minus [three heelbones, one vertical staff] = [8 heelbones, 1 vertical staff]
TABLE 1 A comparison of Hindu-Arabic and Egyptian numerals Hindu-Arabic Egyptian Name of Numeral Numeral Egyptian Numeral 1 * Vertical staff 10 * Heelbone 100 * Scroll or coiled rope 1,000 * Lotus flower 10,000 * Pointing finger 100,000 * Pollywong, burbot fish, or tadpole 1,000,000 * Astonished man * [Unreadable in original source.