Mesopotamia

Discovery reveals Babylonian geometry ‘1,000 years before Pythagoras’

Discovery reveals Babylonian geometry ‘1,000 years before Pythagoras’

  • Researcher: 3,700-year-old clay tablet discovered near Baghdad will ‘change way we view history of maths’
  • The Old Babylonian period lasted between about 1900 and 1600 BC, and saw the advancement of religious, literary and scientific works
By Arab News ·