Balance

Title

Balance

Alternative Title

Steelyard

Creator

Unknown

Files

Streaming Media

Contributor

Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan

Abstract

Delicate balance consists of one hook attached to the beam at the fulcrum, two materials hooks attached at one end and one independent weight. The hooks articulate. The beam is square in cross-section, terminating in an acorn-shaped embellishment. The weight consists of a ring with a conical weight hanging below, terminating in a rounded point.

Keywords

Copper Balance

Description

1 balance : copper alloy

Subject: topical

Balances (Weighing instruments), Steelyards, Weighing devices, 3D model

Material

Copper alloy

Dimensions

16.5 cm.

Time Period

2nd-3rd centuries CE

Discovery Location

Eastern Mediterranean region

Language

English

Physical Collection ID

R30

Genre

Weighing devices

Format

Digital 3D model

Holding Location

University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)

Collection

Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities

Notes

Color: Light brown. View description: Side view. Condition: Very good. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.

Physical Collection

Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities

Box Number

11

Equipment

Romer AbsoluteArm

Identifier

R30-00040

Capture Technique

Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015

Affiliation

University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)

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