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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material grano-diorite?
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 497.2
Height (cm) 3.9
Length (cm) 9.2
Width (cm) 10.0
Weight Type stele
Units (inferred) 60.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.29
Condition chip along side, ca. 2% loss
Card data weight; brownish-gray stone. large suspension weight with hole near top end. Accession B 10165 assigned to a tablet.
New Description greenish stone with black inclusions, highly polished, flat bell shape with piercing at rounded end. Other end flattened, edges rounded. 11mm piercing. 1 mina weight?
Comments Penn records list this as a loom weight, is it?
Photo B10165A.JPG
Not weight? False
Inscribed? False
Broken? False
Weighed by Hafford
Precision? False
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 # B10165A 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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