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TM 55978 / LDAB 55978 Record to be adopted by: you?

Stable URI (with TM ID): www.trismegistos.org/text/55978

Metadata

Date: 2nd century AD: AD 100 - 199

Provenance: Memphis ? - Egypt (LThe region ca. 3rd cent. BC - AegyptusThe Roman provincia or regio ca. 2nd cent. AD) [found & written]

Language/script: Demotic

Material: papyrus

Incompletely preserved

Book form: roll; columns preserved: 0; number of lines per page: 11, 16, 19, 14, 17, 13

Content (beta!): scientific, thirteen mathematical problems involving progressions and the approximation of irrational square roots

Culture & genre: literature, science — mathematics (religion: Egyptian)

Recto/Verso: Ro

Reuse type: palimpsest old, effaced by: see notes

Reuse note: palimpsest new: parts of land register, list of names, accounts etc.; only the Ro seems to be palimpsest; the original text is written on Ro and Vo; the new text covers only 89,0 cm of the complete roll of 754,5 cm in length

More info: BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM, BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [2], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [3], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [4], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [5], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [6], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [7], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [8], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [9], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [10], BMThe British Museum => 11057 links in TM [11], BM-old => links in TM, BM-old => links in TM [2], BM-old => links in TM [3], BM-old => links in TM [4], DCLPDigital Corpus of Literary Papyri => 14624 links in TM

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