Calculating board with marble stones - calculators of antiquity

Item number: 60158

Roman calculation table with marble stones.

Category: Historical Teaching Replicas

49,90 €
≈ £ 45.86

including 19% VAT. , plus shipping

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Shipping time: 2 - 3 days



This is a functional historical learning and decorative product for collectors and for didactic purposes in schools

Shipping weight:
0,75 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
30,00 × 20,00 × 1,00 cm

Roman calculation table as a historical object

Calculation already in the earliest cultures of history was part of the most basic mathematical aspects. Because the methods of learning this always were changing during the epochs, is as well is logical, that the materials for calculation have developed, too. So as well the Roman calculation table, which helped the Romans with mathematical calculation procedures just like addition or subtraction.

Roman calculation table with marble stones

  • size: circa 30x20 cm
  • material: oiled beech
  • production: product of reproduction in Germany

So whether you need this calculation table for private use or for example in school for math or history lessons. With the Roman calculation table for sure you make the right decision!

The history of math’s success

Already 2500 years ago in the ancient Persian Empire this aid for calculation was used. As well the famous greek philosopher reported about a census at about 300 BC, in which such a calculation table was used. Their own calculation table the Romans developed then to the so called hand abacus. After the Middle Ages the calculation table got to the western cultures. Even still today the hand abacus is used in a few regions of China and Russia. Here it is interesting, that with these calculation tables the upper row resembles the one of the Roman abacus.

Other advices

Here it is important to consider, the the last field row was used for multiplication. Furthermore the last column for the smallest coins is missing, so that it does not get to complicated. But this shouldn’t keep you from purchasing this Roman calculation table for private interest or provisional use and get it delivered within 3-5 days. Don’t miss this chance!

No toy for children! Inappropriate for smaller kids. Danger of swallowing!
Can only be used under the supervision of adults.

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