Assyrian Frog-Shaped Weight

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 22 November 2017
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This Assyrian frog-shaped weight dates from the 16th-15th century BCE and is made of sardonyx. It has a Middle Assyrian cuneiform inscription along the frog's back. (Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Taronik, Armenia)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 22). Assyrian Frog-Shaped Weight. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7679/assyrian-frog-shaped-weight/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Assyrian Frog-Shaped Weight." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 22, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7679/assyrian-frog-shaped-weight/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Assyrian Frog-Shaped Weight." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Nov 2017. Web. 15 Oct 2021.