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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material limestone
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 85.5
Height (cm) 2.5
Length (cm) 5.5
Width (cm) 3.7
Weight Type egg
Detail end pierced
Units (inferred) 10.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.55
Card data weights (2); light brown stone. oblong suspension weights with holes. Accession lost.
New Description highly polished yellow numalitic limestone? Circular white inclusions may be fossils. Flat base, rounded ends, pierced one end 5-6mm diam.
Comments two stones in bag, lettered light to heavy
Photo 85-48-271b.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 # 85-48-271b 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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