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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material hematite
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 4.13
Length (cm) 2.1
Width (cm) 0.7
Weight Type sphendonoid
Detail flat ends, no base, truncated cone type
Units (inferred) 0.5
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.26
Card data weight; Small, cone-shaped, in hematite. Weight: 4.14 grams. Hematite determined by Prof. Smith in the Chem. Lab. In 1906.
New Description no flattening, oblong, almost sphendonoid with one end larger than the other. Highly polished, slight flaw at narrow end. Ends are flattened, but will not stand on either of them.
Photo B12481.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]
hematite
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
weight
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # B12481 from Iraq/Nippur/Area not known". (2013) In Balance Pan Weights from Nippur. William B. Hafford (Ed.) . Released: 2013-10-08. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/1208A418-CDEC-4365-938A-17080A30F257>

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