A RARE ROMAN BRONZE BALANCE-BEAM SCALE
Please refer to our stock # Z.206 when inquiring.
c. 63 B.C.- 330 A.D.
A roman period balance scale with dual measuring bowls suspended on ancient chain. Accompanied by a small collection of bronze weights. Green patina present. Found in the Holy Land. In good condition.
1.50 x 10.50 inches (3.81 x 26.67 cms).
Custom plexiglas stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority
Ya’akov Meshorer , “Ancient Means of Exchange, Weights and Coins”, (University of Haifa, 1998)
David Hendin, “Ancient Scale Weights and Pre-Coinage Currency of the Near East” (New York, 2007)
“Measuring and Weighing in Ancient Times”, (University of Haifa, 2001)