Weight, Steelyard, Copper alloy, Byzantine

Weight, Steelyard

Date:
early 4th century
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
11 5/16 × 5 15/16 × 4 3/8 in., 7.1 lb. (28.7 × 15.1 × 11.1 cm, 3222g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Edith Perry Chapman Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.112
Not on view
[ John J. Klejman (American), New York (sold 1961)]
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