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2-3 B.C., Afghanistan, Rare Bactrian Hardstone Weight

2-3 B.C., Afghanistan, Rare Bactrian Hardstone Weight

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Hardstones: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1338367

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Rare Bactrian hardstone weight with creamy stone color and 2 holes on the top, the base is flat. In the ancient time, the two holes were used to tie up with rope and measure the weight of merchandises.

The Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC, also known as the "Oxus civilization") is the modern archaeological designation for a Bronze Age culture of Central Asia, dated to ca. 2200–1700 B.C., located in present-day eastern Turkmenistan, northern Afghanistan.

Age: Afghanistan, Bactria, 2-3 B.C.
Measurement: Height 21 C.M. / Width 17 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.