This website accompanies my book:

and can also be read in conjunction with my chapter, "Mesopotamian mathematics", in:

For more information about mathematics in cuneiform, see the following essays:

There are many further resources on Duncan Melville's website on Mesopotamian Mathematics [].

For tablets that use numerical data in adminstrative and legal contexts, see the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative [].

The compositions published by the Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Lists [] and the Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature [] come from the same intellectual environments as cuneiform mathematics. They were often written by the same scribes, and many show a strong interest in number, shape, and other mathematical concepts.

10 Jun 2022

Eleanor Robson

Eleanor Robson, 'Bibliography', The Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Mathematical Texts, Eleanor Robson, 2022 []

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