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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 99 - Table of integer square roots (Video Orientation)

University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 99 - Table of integer square roots (Video Orientation)

Dot Porter

Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 99 - Table of integer square roots.

Summary:
Iraq, between 1999 and 1800 B.C. One clay tablet. Table of numbers whose square roots are integers, in Babylonian sexagesimal notation, on a clay tablet that has been partially baked. A line of text has been lost at the bottom of the obverse, where a chipped area has been smoothed off.

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