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Date Made/Found: 43-450 AD
Material and Medium: Iron and lead
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: 1985.635
A steelyard weight found in King's Wood, Thurcroft, South Yorkshire, by a metal detectorist. It would have been attached to a steelyard and used to weigh objects. The size of this one indicates that it may have been used on a portable steelyard. It may have been used by a trader to weigh out his goods for sale.
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