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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

Bibliography:

Ya’akov Meshorer , “Ancient Means of Exchange, Weights and Coins”, (University of Haifa, 1998)

David Hendin, “Ancient Scale Weights and Pre-Coinage Currency of the Near East” (New York, 2007)

“Measuring and Weighing in Ancient Times”, (University of Haifa, 2001)
A RARE ROMAN BRONZE BALANCE-BEAM SCALE
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