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Stone Weight or Bead

Stone Weight or Bead

Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region

Stone Weight or Bead

Stone Weight or Bead

Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region

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Bronze steelyard weight

Bronze steelyard weight

The weight, which would have been suspended from a steelyard, is in the form of a bust of Isis. Imperial

Loom weight

Loom weight

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

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Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr Sasanian

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Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr Sasanian

Steelyard Weight with the Bust of Athena

Steelyard Weight with the Bust of Athena

Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, could often be seen on steelyard weights even after Christianity was made the official religion of the Empire. The use of weights of various sizes provided greater accuracy.

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with Cross in a Circular Border

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with Cross in a Circular Border

Crosses became a popular decoration on Byzantine weights. In Byzantium, precise measurement of goods was achieved by a set of standard balance weights.

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with a Cross in a Wreath

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with a Cross in a Wreath

In Byzantium, precise measurement of goods was achieved by a set of standard balance weights.

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Terracotta loom weight

Terracotta loom weight

In the form of a truncated pyramid. Archaic or later

Terracotta loom weight

Terracotta loom weight

Loom weight with hole. Archaic or later

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Ring Weight

Attributed to Egypt

Ring Weight

Ring Weight

Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Ring Weight

Attributed to Egypt

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Country of Origin Egypt

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Found Iran, Nishapur

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Excavated in Iran, Nishapur

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Country of Origin Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Country of Origin Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Country of Origin Egypt

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Attributed to Egypt

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Coin Weight

Attributed to Egypt