Duck shaped weight

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .39 x .22 mm. 41 453 grams

Accession Number

36.182

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Weights and measures

Duck shaped weight.

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