CDLJ 2005/2 §2.1 (P218053)

Mathematical tablet dated to the Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC) period and now kept in California Museum of Ancient Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Museum Collection(s)

California Museum of Ancient Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum Number

CMAA 016-C0005

Period

Old Akkadian (ca. 2340-2200 BC)

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Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical

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tablet
obverse
1. 9(gesz2) usz
 en: 540 (ninda) the side,
2. sag 1(iku) GAN2
 en: the head, (if) 1 iku field,
3. 2(disz) kusz3 6(disz) 2/3(disz) szu-si
 en: is 2 cubits 6 2/3 fingers.
  calculation: 540 ∙ x = 100; x = 10/54 ninda, or 2 cubits 6 2/3 fingers
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reverse
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  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: CDLJ 2005/2, §2.1

    [FribergCDLJ2005/2] Friberg, Jöran. 2005. “On the Alleged Counting with Sexagesimal Place Value Numbers in Mathematical Cuneiform Texts from the Third Millennium B.C.” Cuneiform Digital Library Journal 2005.

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Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2024-06-08 at 08:47:47 Firth, Richard Artifact, Other Entity Firth, Richard Firth, Richard approved View
2017-10-26 at 13:20:52 Englund, Robert K. Atf CDLI CDLI approved View
2016-06-11 at 07:58:17 Englund, Robert K. Atf Englund, Robert K. CDLI approved View
1970-01-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Ajango, Kelsey M.; Englund, Robert K.; Friberg, Jöran; Goetze, Albrecht; Kienast, Burkhart; Kraus, Nicholas CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“CDLJ 2005/2 §2.1 Artifact Entry.” (1970) 2024. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). June 8, 2024. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P218053.
CDLJ 2005/2 §2.1 artifact entry (No. P218053). (2024, June 8). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P218053 (Original work published 1970)
CDLJ 2005/2 §2.1 artifact entry (2024) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P218053 (Accessed: July 14, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P218053},
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