Steelyard Weight with a Bust of a Byzantine Empress

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 09 March 2018

Dating to 400-500 CE, this steelyard weight is made from copper alloy and filled with lead. It measures 24.2 x 11.5 x 7.1 cm and weighs 5664 grams. The hook is approximately 23 cm in length and weighs 176 grams. (Metropolitan Museum, New York)

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