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And They Went Forth And Multiplied

Archeologists excavating the ancient city of Hazor, in Israel, have uncovered a handy-size chip made from red clay and engraved with symbols. This 3,000-yearold artifact has turned out to be a multiplication table!

(Anonymous; "And in Israel," USA Today, July 30, 1996. Cr. COUD-I) COUD-I = Collectors of Unusual Data-International.

From Science Frontiers #109, JAN-FEB 1997. � 1997-2000 William R. Corliss