# The Powers of 9 and Related Mathematical Tables from Babylon

@article{Ossendrijver2013ThePO, title={The Powers of 9 and Related Mathematical Tables from Babylon}, author={Mathieu Ossendrijver}, journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies}, year={2013}, volume={66}, pages={149 - 165} }

Late-Babylonian mathematics (450-100 BC), represented by some 60 cuneiform tablets from Babylon and Uruk, is incompletely known compared to its abundantly preserved, well-studied Old-Babylonian predecessor (1800-1600 BC). With the present paper, 16 fragments from Babylon, probably belonging to 13 different tablets, are added to this corpus. Two remarkable tablets represent a hitherto unknown class of very large factorization tables that can be adequately described as Babylonian examples of…

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