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Steelyard Weight with a Bust of a Byzantine Empress and a Hook

400–450

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Steelyard Weight with a Bust of a Byzantine Empress and a Hook
  • Date Created: 400–450
  • Physical Dimensions: 9 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 2 13/16 in., 12.5 lb. (24.2 × 11.5 × 7.1 cm, 5664g) Other (Hook): 8 7/8 × 3 × 1 1/4 × 1/4 in., 0.4 lb. (22.6 × 7.6 × 3.2 × 0.7 cm, 176g)
  • Type: Steelyard weight and hook
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/466060
  • Medium: Copper alloy, filled with lead, brass hook
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Byzantine

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