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1950A70 Steelyard Weight

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Title: 1950A70 Steelyard Weight
Description: 1950A70
Steelyard Weight with heraldic decoration
Used on a steelyard balance - a counterweight for a straight-beam balance with arms of unequal length. The counterweight slides along the longer arm to counterbalance the load and indicate its weight. Also known as a Roman steelyard or Roman balance.
Found at Weoley Castle, Birmingham, a Birmingham Museums Trust Heritage site.
Birmingham history
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 34.70 MB; 2848 x 4256 pixels; 241 x 360 mm (print at 300 DPI); 754 x 1126 mm (screen at 96 DPI);