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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material basalt
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 19.5
Length (cm) 4.3
Width (cm) 1.7
Weight Type sphendonoid
Detail flat end, no base
Condition broken, loss ca. 60%?
Card data weight; Limestone. Broken.
New Description no flattening, broken at half length. Some polish some flattening at end, pock marks at end. Gray stone,somewhat rough at break, fine grained igneous.
Photo B14860.JPG
Not weight? False
Inscribed? False
Broken? True
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 # B14860 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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