Balance or Weight
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-4th century C.E. (probably)
2 5/8 × 1 7/16 × 1 in., 0.1 lb. (6.7 × 3.7 × 2.5 cm, 46.35 g) (show scale)
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
Bronze balance or weight from a steelyard arm. Form of a hollow female bust, probably a Tyche, with triple headdress. Large loop on back of head.
Condition: Good. Base of base very slightly chipped.
This item is not on view
Balance or Weight, 3rd-4th century C.E. (probably). Bronze, 2 5/8 × 1 7/16 × 1 in., 0.1 lb. (6.7 × 3.7 × 2.5 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: , CUR.16.325_view01.jpg)
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