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

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


Date: 2nd century AD: AD 100 - 199
cf. Enchoria 6 (1977), p. 151 (Roman period, most probably AD01)

Provenance: Panopolis (Akhmim) ? - Egypt (UThe region ca. 3rd cent. BC - AegyptusThe Roman provincia or regio ca. 2nd cent. AD) [found & written]
cf. Quack, Enchoria 36 (2018-2019), p. 131

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 [2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11], DCLPDigital Corpus of Literary Papyri => 14624 links in TM, DPDPThe Demotic Palaeographical Database Project => 127 links in TM

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