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Balance

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Material Information

Title:
Balance
Alternate title:
Steelyard
Scale
Physical Description:
1 balance : copper alloy ; 16.5 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Balances (Weighing instruments)   ( lcsh )
Steelyards   ( lcsh )
Genre:
Weighing devices   ( aat )
Scales   ( aat )
Weighing devices.   ( aat )
Scales.   ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Delicate balance consists of one hook attached to the beam at the fulcrum, two materials hooks attached at one end and one independent weight. The hooks articulate. The beam is square in cross-section, terminating in an acorn-shaped embellishment. The weight consists of a ring with a conical weight hanging below, terminating in a rounded point.
General Note:
Box number: 11.
General Note:
Item number: 040.
General Note:
Color: Light brown.
General Note:
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
General Note:
View description: Side view.
General Note:
Condition: Very good.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - R30-00040
usfldc handle - r30.40
NEW
System ID:
SFS0004697:00001

Full Text
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Steelyard
Scale
260
g [2nd-3rd century?]
300
1 balance :
b copper alloy ;
16.5 cm.
340
copper alloy
beam and attached hooks: 33.4 grams; entire unit: 47.8 grams
d cast
worked
500
Box number: 11.
Item number: 040.
Color: Light brown.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Side view.
520
Delicate balance consists of one hook attached to the beam at the fulcrum, two materials hooks attached at one end and one independent weight. The hooks articulate. The beam is square in cross-section, terminating in an acorn-shaped embellishment. The weight consists of a ring with a conical weight hanging below, terminating in a rounded point.
Condition: Very good.
650
Balances (Weighing instruments)
Steelyards.
7 655
Weighing devices.
2 aat
Scales.
aat
773
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.
4 856
u http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?r30.40