Artemission:Near-Eastern Hematite Duck-Weight

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  • Item Category: Antiquities
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 10, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

EAST MEDITERRANEAN HEMATITE DUCK AMULET/WEIGHT, C. 800 B.C.
Amulet of a sleeping duck with head resting on its back. Such amulets were also used for hundreds of years as weights to measure precious material as gold and silver etc.
Size: 2 cm L.- 0.7" ; 2.4 grams
Culture: East Mediterranean, c. 800 B.C.
Material: Hematite
Evaluation: $350
Condition : Intact
Packing, shipping and insurance for this item worldwide will be U.S.$ 16
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