Open Context

Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material limestone
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 800.0
Height (cm) 5.8
Width (cm) 9.6
Weight Type dome
Units (inferred) 100.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.0
Card data object; stone, use unknown, perhaps net-sinker.
New Description tan stone, circular circumference crudely indented. Base very flat, top slightly rounded with two linear indentations (14mm wide each) across entire length forming a cross as if for attachment of rope. One of the indents continues down the side.
Photo B12234.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]
Editorial Note

Open Context editors work with data contributors to annotate datasets to shared vocabularies, ontologies, and other standards using 'Linked Open Data' (LOD) methods.

The annotations presented above approximate some of the meaning in this contributed data record to concepts defined in shared standards. These annotations are provided to help make datasets easier to understand and use with other datasets.

Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # B12234 from Iraq/Nippur/Area not known". (2013) In Balance Pan Weights from Nippur. William B. Hafford (Ed.) . Released: 2013-10-08. Open Context. <>

Editorial Status

Managing editor reviewed

Mapping Data

Copyright License

Attribution 4.0

To the extent to which copyright applies, this content carries the above license. Follow the link to understand specific permissions and requirements.
Required Attribution: Citation and reference of URIs (hyperlinks)