Catalog Number: 
YPM BC 021355 
Original Number: 
YBC 07290 
Department: 
Anthropology: Babylonian Collection

Summary Data: 
Tablet. Obv drawing of trapezoid with inscribed numbers to show how area is calculated; rev drawing of a trapezoid without inscribed numbers; mathematical text. Old Babylonian. Clay. Area found by formula A = h (b1+b2)/2.

Description: 
BC number 21355; Babylonian Collection; date: nd; genre: scientific; primary publication: MCT 44 (T); citations: cf MCT 44; CMT 257; original catalog number YBC 07290 7290

Materials: 
clay

Function: 
tablet

Culture Period: 
Old Babylonian

Primary Publication: 
MCT 44 (T) 
CDLI URL: 
http://cdli.ucla.edu/P255049 