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h [electronic resource].
g [2nd-3rd century?]
1 balance :
b copper alloy ;
beam and attached hooks: 33.4 grams; entire unit: 47.8 grams
Box number: 11.
Item number: 040.
Color: Light brown.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Side view.
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.
Balances (Weighing instruments)
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.