Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell Harmal

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 May 2019
Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell Harmal

This clay tablet narrates a geometric-algebraic theory of angles and triangles, similar to to the theory of Euclid of Alexandria, the father of geometry (lived c. 300 BCE). From Tell Harmal (ancient Shaduppum), Iraq. Old-Babylonian period, 2004-1595 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, May 23). Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell Harmal. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10794/

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