Mathematic Cuneiform Tablet

Culture: Sumerian
Period: 3rd dynasty of Ur, 2100-2000 B.C.
Material: Clay
Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6354
Provenance: Gallery Noele and Ronald Mele, USA. From there acquired at the Cultura in Basel by Peter Hollander (1931-2014) on 4 November 2000. With original invoice.
Condition: Ancient signs of wear and usage, but the inscription is wonderfully preserved.
Description: Fragment of a clay tablet with finely drawn, Sumerian cuneiform on both sides. The inscription reads about a multiplication table for the figure 25. The table was used for calculation of possibly purchase agreements.