9.4 Geometry

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Created on: 09 August 2013

MS in Old Babylonian on clay, probably Larsa (before Babylonia), 19th c. BC, 1 tablet, diam. 7,1x2,5 cm, 8+3 lines in cuneiform script, drawing of 2 concentric and parallel equilateral triangles with the sides given as 60 and 10.

Created on: 09 August 2013

MS in Old Babylonian on clay, Uruk, Babylonia, ca. 17th c. BC, upper left quarter of a tablet, 11,5x6,4x2,2 cm, single column, 43 lines in an expert cuneiform script, signed by the scribe, drawings of 2 circles with diameters and chords indicated.

Created on: 09 August 2013

MS in Old Babylonian on clay, Uruk, Babylonia, 1763-1739 BC, 1 tablet, 21,0x8,2x2,9 cm, 92 lines in cuneiform script, drawings to each problem.