Balance or Weight
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-4th century C.E. (probably)
1 7/16 x 2 5/8 in., 0.1 lb. (3.7 x 6.7 cm, 46.35 g) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Balance or Weight, 3rd-4th century C.E. (probably). Bronze, 1 7/16 x 2 5/8 in., 0.1 lb. (3.7 x 6.7 cm, 46.35 g). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.325. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.325_print_negL_977_37_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Balance or weight from a steelyard arm, in the form of a hollow female bust, probably a Tyche, with a triple headdress. Large loop on back of head.
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