Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell al-Dhabba'i

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 May 2019
Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell al-Dhabba'i

This clay tablet narrates a geometric-algebraic theory of how to make a solution for a mathematical problem. The conclusion applies a theory very similar to the Pythagorean theorem. From Tell Tell al-Dhabba'i, 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 al-Dhabba'i. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10795/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell al-Dhabba'i." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 23, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10795/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Geometric-Algebraic Theory Clay Tablet from Tell al-Dhabba'i." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 May 2019. Web. 27 Jun 2019.

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