Archimedes' Tangram Great Minds Puzzle


The Archimedes’ Tangram Puzzle is just one puzzle from The Great Minds Collection by Professor Puzzle. Remove the 14 wooden pieces from the frame. Can you fit them back into the frame again? Now open the booklet enclosed to find 12 further shape building challenges.

Regarded as one of the leading scientists of classical antiquity, Archimedes also designed a tangram-type puzzle. It consists of pieces cut from a square, which can be used to make other polygons. This style of tangram is called the Loculus of Archimedes, and at over 2000 years old, is believed to be the world's oldest puzzle. 


Difficulty rating: 5/5

Age 8+