Barrel-shaped haematite weight

Made:
c. 1700-1600 BCE in Gaza Strip

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One of 6 black haematite Syrian weights, barrel shaped, from Gaza. Deben system, c.B.C.1700-1600, (Petrie No.6153).

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1938-243/1
Materials:
complete, hamatite and quartz
type:
ancient egyptian weight (deben)
credit:
Petrie, F.