Small Susian Weight

Small Susian Weight

The idea of making weights in the shape of animals probably dates back to the very early period around 3500 years B.C. when the first accounting systems were born, ultimately leading to the invention in the Orient of writing.

Commodities were quantified with reference to small weights fashioned in clay. ...
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Characteristics

Dimensions :
6,5 x 9 x 6 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material of the original work :
Calcaire
Material :
Resin
EAN :
3336721120244
Matière de l'article :
Résine patinée à la main
Reference :
RA001025

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Museum of Conservation :
Musée du Louvre, Paris

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