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Inscribed scale weight uncovered in Jerusalem

An inscribed scale weight dating to the Second Temple period has been unearthed in Jerusalem. This is the second time that such a weight has been uncovered. Excavations at the nearby Burnt House found a similar weight. Gutfeld explained that he himself unearthed the weight, which has two lines of Aramaic text

4,000-year-old seal and weight found in India

A seal and weight dating back 4,000 years has been found at a Harappan-period site in India. Maintaining that the discovery ‘confirms’ that the site belongs to the mature Harappan period, the time when the civilization was at its peak (2600 BC to 1900 BC), he said: “A cubicle chert weight

Japans oldest weights

11 smooth stones dating back to the Yayoi Period (300 B.C. - 300 A.D.) may be Japan's oldest weights used for scales. To find what the stones were actually used for, Morimoto collected data and made calculations in the spring of last year that suggested they may be two sets of

Ancient loom weights found in Turkey

Ancient loom weights which date back 2,500 years have been found in the ancient Turkish city of Assoss. The art of weaving in ancient times was a bit different compared to the weaving of today, Arslan said. “In the textile industry, sheep’s and goat’s wool is used. We have a significant

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