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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material clay?
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 41.8
Length (cm) 4.2
Width (cm) 3.2
Weight Type egg
Units (inferred) 5.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.36
Card data weight(?); terracotta or baked clay. Egg-shaped. Accession lost.
New Description egg, no flattening, limestone clear shaping, some smoothing resulting in powdery surface? Or is it clay?
Comments discovered in inventory 1985, believed to be from Nippur
Photo 85-48-331.JPG
Not weight? True
Inscribed? False
Broken? False
Weighed by Hafford
Precision? False
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # 85-48-331 from Iraq/Nippur/Area not known". (2013) In Balance Pan Weights from Nippur. William B. Hafford (Ed.) . Released: 2013-10-24. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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