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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material hematite
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 3.5
Height (cm) 1
Length (cm) 1.8
Width (cm) 0.9
Weight Type duck
Units (inferred) 0.5
Unit Weight (inferred) 7.0
Card data weight; Small, in Hematite, shape of a duck, fine work. Weight 3.50 grams. Hematite, determined by Prof. Smith in the Chem. Lab. In 1906.
New Description beautifully carved and polished hematite. Head, neck and bill well defined. Tapered tail. Very slight nick at left side of neck and on tail.
Comments Hilprecht collection
Photo B12478.JPG
Not weight? False
Inscribed? False
Broken? False
Weighed by Hafford
Precision? True
British Museum object type measuring weight
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # B12478 from Iraq/Nippur/Area not known". (2013) In Balance Pan Weights from Nippur. William B. Hafford (Ed.) . Released: 2013-10-08. Open Context. <>

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