Tablet with calculation and addition of the areas of five fields

On display


  • Title

    Tablet with calculation and addition of the areas of five fields

  • Associated place

    Jemdet Nasr (place of excavation)
  • Date

    3200 - 2900 BC
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.2 cm (height)
    8.4 cm (length)
    1.5 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Allocated by the Oxford Field Museum Expedition to Kish, 1926.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 6 | Reading and Writing
  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Collins, Paul, Mountains and Lowlands Ancient Iran and Mesopotamia (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2016), p.58, illus. p.59

Reference URL

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