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Copper alloy steelyard


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Title/s

Copper alloy steelyard

Category

measuring/weighing equipment

Name

balances

Description

Steelyard, a bar from which hangs three hooks and two chains with hooks; bar and hooks of square section. Used for weighing.

Dimensions

height
width
length 29 cm
width 29 cm

Period

Roman

Date

A.D. 100 — A.D. 400

Provenance

bought: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders, Sir 1899 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

bronze

Accession Number

E.188.1899 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 49858; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2008-07-28)

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