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[Multiplication table (LJS 269)] [manuscript].

Publication:
[Babylonia, between 1899 and 1700 B.C.]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 clay tablet ; 61 x 38 mm.
Subjects:
Akkadian language -- Texts.
Mathematics -- Early works to 1800.
Multiplication -- Tables -- Early works to 1800.
Cuneiform tablets -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Inscriptions.
Tables (documents)
Tablets.
Manuscripts, Digital.
Language:
Akkadian.
Summary:
Multiplication table for the number 40, in Babylonian sexagesimal notation, on an unbaked clay tablet. Some damage to corners and surfaces.
Notes:
Ms. inscription.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Layout: Inscribed in 23 lines on 2 sides of the tablet.
Script: Inscribed in cuneiform characters.
Origin: Inscribed in Babylonia in the 19th or 18th century B.C.
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Sam Fogg Ltd. (London) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, June 1998.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 35 (LJS 269).
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 269.
Contributor:
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
OCLC:
886912203
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