Plaster cast copy of Egyptian brown Basalt linear measure

Made:
1930 in London

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Coloured plaster cast fragment of Egyptian brown Basalt linear measure inscribed with Palm [18.5 to 19 mm] and Digit divisions and smaller subdivisions. Made for Victoria & Albert Museum from original at the British Museum.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1930-192
Materials:
complete, plaster
type:
replica ancient egyptian linear measure (cubit)
credit:
Victoria & Albert Museum, Casts Department

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