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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material granite
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 481.3
Height (cm) 4.5
Length (cm) 10.1
Width (cm) 6.5
Weight Type duck
Units (inferred) 60.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.02
Card data duck weight; Black and white granite. 10.2x6.5x4.3 [hand] 480.5 grams
New Description large head, neck and shoulders delimited. Black and white speckle granite. Flattened end, chip at back (tail) should result in slight reduction of weight.
Photo B14726.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]
granite gneiss
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # B14726 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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