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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Material limestone
Location Philadelphia
Weight (g) 488.7
Height (cm) 3.2
Length (cm) 10.4
Width (cm) 8.2
Weight Type stele
Units (inferred) 60.0
Unit Weight (inferred) 8.15
Condition large chip one side
Card data weight; With suspension hole. Limestone. triangular shape.
New Description white stone isoceles triangle shape with rounded ends. Beveled edges, flat sides mostly tabular. Some chipping areas, one relatively large, loss less than 5%. Pierced at long corner, 7mm diam. One mina weight?
Comments Penn records list this as a loom weight, is it?
Photo B14832.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 # B14832 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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