Egyptian beam scale balance

Made:
1370-1350 BCE in Amarna
Egyptian wood balance beam, B.C. 1370-1350, 5 long with flared ends, bored axially at ends and vertically at centre for

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Egyptian wood balance beam, B.C. 1370-1350, 5 long with flared ends, bored axially at ends and vertically at centre for
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Egyptian wood balance beam, B.C. 1370-1350, 5" long with flared ends, bored axially at ends and vertically at centre for improved type suspensions. (Found in 1921 on the site of the Akhetaten [modern Amarna] Upper Egypt), founded by the Pharaoh Akenaten

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1921-425/6
type:
beamscale
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
credit:
Egypt Exploration Society