MCT 038, Plimpton 322 (P254790)

Mathematical tablet excavated in Larsa (mod. Tell as-Senkereh), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

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Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

Museum Number

CULC 460

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Larsa (mod. Tell as-Senkereh)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Scholarly or scientific > Mathematical (table)

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  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: MCT, 038, Plimpton 322

    [Neugebauer1945MCT] Neugebauer, Otto E., and Abraham J. Sachs. 1945. Mathematical Cuneiform Texts. American Oriental Series 29. American Oriental Society.

  • history: Remarkable Collection, p. 433-452

    [Friberg2007remarkable] Friberg, Jöran. 2007. A Remarkable Collection of Babylonian Mathematical Texts. Manuscripts in the Schøyen Collection. Cuneiform Texts, I. New York, etc.: Springer.

  • history: HM 28, p.167-206, p. 167-206

    [Robson2001Plimpton322] Robson, Eleanor. 2001. “Neither Sherlock Holmes nor Babylon: A Reassessment of Plimpton 322.” Historia Mathematica 28: 167–206.

  • history: Robson, Eleanor, American Mathematical Monthly 109 (2002) 105-120

    [sec46783] N.d.

  • citation: Phillips, Anthony, NABU 2017/084

    [sec46786] N.d.

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  • Museum No.: CULC 460
  • Accession No.: (Plimpton) 322

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2005-02-01 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Friberg, Jöran; Guerra, Dylan; Middeke-Conlin, Robert; Peterson, Jeremiah CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“MCT 038, Plimpton 322 Artifact Entry.” 2005. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). February 1, 2005. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P254790.
MCT 038, Plimpton 322 artifact entry (No. P254790). (2005, February 1). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P254790
MCT 038, Plimpton 322 artifact entry (2005) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P254790 (Accessed: June 19, 2024).
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