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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material hematite
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 2.89
Height (cm) 0.9
Length (cm) 1.5
Width (cm) 0.8
Weight Type duck
Units (inferred) 0.33
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.67
Card data weight; Small, in hematite, shape of a duck, head and neck indicated by lines cut in the stone. Weight: 7.22 grams. Hematite(Weight given here was determined by Prof. Smith in the Chem. 1906. [hand] =2.9gr as per L.Bedal 10/92
New Description some polish, head and neck delimited. Break along raised neck, two lines at bill/head.
Photo B12477.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 # B12477 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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