Duck shaped weight

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Neo-Babylonian
625–539 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .26 x .14 mm. 5.560 grams

Accession Number

36.184

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Duck-shaped weight. Banded Agate.

Provenance

1936: Purchased by the MFA through Prof. Robert A. Pfeiffer.*
(Accession date: April 2, 1936)

*40 seals, 36.177-36.216, were purchased as a group for $500.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund