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2 stone-weights
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Some pot-weights. In front : 1 g to 250 g; most are brass.
The light items are stone ore lead ( excavations)
In the south of Asia existed many small kingdoms - all had different weights!
Mostly fabulous beings, like lions, cocks, ducks, frogs, elefants, munks, ...
(Are the munks and frogs real weights? I don't know!)
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weights
Left (dark): Weights from Africa. - Centre with hole: Loom-weights
Right border (dark!): Set of old weights from Japan
Middle: 3500 years old weights of haematit (iron-mineral),
found in a grave. (also here >>)



My weights from time of Phoenicians > >
more than 3.500 years old
< < made from a cannon-ball
(do it yourself?)

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