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Weight

Egyptian
Hellenistic (Ptolemaic)–Roman Imperial Period
332 B.C.–A.D. 364


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.1 x 3.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.797

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Flattened ends; smooth polished black material; good condition; no ornamentation.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way