Disk Weight

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Object Name: 
Disk Weight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.299
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-899
Primary Description: 
Disk Weight. Translucent bluish-green glass; stamped. Disc, presumably roughly circular; on upper surface, three stamps, two circular, one rectangular: (1) circular, complete: three lines of Arabic ("One-quarter/ratl/full weight"); (2) circular, half survives: perhaps same; (3) rectangular, incomplete, over-stamping edge of (1) fine fragmentary undeciphered lines. [See External Object File 59.1.295-411 for Arabic inscription.]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Umayyad and Abbasid Glass Weights and Measure Stamps in the Corning Museum (1971) illustrated, pp. 64-76 (fig. 23, #49); BIB# AI82451