A COLLECTION OF NEAR EASTERN DUCK WEIGHTS
assyrian, babylonian and achaemenid
circa late 2nd-early 1st millennium b.c.
In various sizes, each of similar oval form, with its head resting in the center of its back, the bottom flat, including sixteen of haematite, one of banded agate, one of agate, one of carnelian, one of gray-blue chalcedony, one of lapis, one of glass, and one of bronze
1¼ in. (3.2 cm) long for the largest (23)