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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material basalt
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 8.76
Length (cm) 3.0
Width (cm) 1.3
Weight Type sphendonoid
Detail flat ends, no base
Units (inferred) 1.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.76
New Description polished black with small speckles, two smoothed facets possibly meant as base, ends flattened. Not as dense as hematite. Fine grained.
Comments Hilprecht collection
Photo B12472.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]
basalt
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
weight
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

William B. Hafford. "Cat # B12472 from Iraq/Nippur/Area not known". (2013) In Balance Pan Weights from Nippur. William B. Hafford (Ed.) . Released: 2013-10-08. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/9F3FEE55-CB53-4DE9-CDC6-99DBB4F4F5D8>

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