A RARE ROMAN BRONZE BALANCE-BEAM SCALE
Catalog:Bronze:Roman Art: stock #798227
c. 63 B.C.- 330 A.D.
A roman period balance scale with dual measuring bowls suspended on ancient chain. Accompanied by a small collection of bronze weights. Green patina present. Found in the Holy Land. In good condition.
1.50 x 10.50 inches (3.81 x 26.67 cms).
Custom plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority
Yaâ€™akov Meshorer , â€śAncient Means of Exchange, Weights and Coinsâ€ť, (University of Haifa, 1998)
David Hendin, â€śAncient Scale Weights and Pre-Coinage Currency of the Near Eastâ€ť (New York, 2007)
â€śMeasuring and Weighing in Ancient Timesâ€ť, (University of Haifa, 2001)