Six Fragments of Problem Texts of Group 6, from Late Old Babylonian Sippar
Book chapter, 2016

BM 80078 is a relativelly large fragment originally forming the lower right cvorner of an Old Babyloinian clay tablet inscribed in two columns on the ovberse and two on ther reverse with a mathematical recombination text apparently with problems for bricks as a common theme.

Computation Rule

Solution Procedure

Trapezoidal Cross Section

Triangular Prism

Circular Cone

Author

Jöran Friberg

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences

Farouk N.H. Al-Rawi

SOAS University of London

New Mathematical Cuneiform Texts

289-370

Subject Categories

History of Religions

Specific Languages

Other Mathematics

DOI

10.1007/978-3-319-44597-7_8

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8/26/2021