Bronze Minerva Steelyard Weight

$1,995.00

This steelyard weight is in the form of a bust of the Goddess Minerva who is the Roman Goddess of wisdom, medicine, the arts, science, trade and also of war. She wears a cloak and a Corinthian helmet with high crest pushed up above forehead.

Steelyard is a balance or scale consisting of a metal arm suspended off center. The object to be weighed is hung from the shorter end, and a sliding weight is moved along the graduated longer end until the whole arm balances.

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Description

This steelyard weight is in the form of a bust of the Goddess Minerva who is the Roman Goddess of wisdom, medicine, the arts, science, trade and also of war. She wears a cloak and a Corinthian helmet with high crest pushed up above forehead.

Steelyard is a balance or scale consisting of a metal arm suspended off center. The object to be weighed is hung from the shorter end, and a sliding weight is moved along the graduated longer end until the whole arm balances.

Additional information

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

100 – 300 A.D.

Dimensions

3.75" x 2.25" x 1.5"


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