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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material diorite?
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 50.4
Height (cm) 2.8
Length (cm) 4.4
Width (cm) 2.7
Weight Type pebble
Detail end pierced
Units (inferred) 6.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.4
Card data weights (2); light brown stone. oblong suspension weights with holes. Accession lost.
New Description natural white-gray pebble drilled through center 7mm diam. Roughly egg shaped with one side flat, smoothed at drill hole.
Publication two stones in bag, lettered light to heavy
Comments two stones in bag, lettered light to heavy
Photo 85-48-271a.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 # 85-48-271a 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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