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Important Trade Centers in Islamic Egypt

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Glossary

standard

object carried at the top of a pole and used as an emblem or to mark a rallying point in battle

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Scale Weight of Green Glass
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A scale weight of green glass is in the form of a circle with a round base. It was used as a standard for measuring different weights. It was marked with a state seal to indicate that it was formally authorized.

The inspector of weights and measures and the police ascertained whether this seal was present or not.

Dimensions:  Diameter 5.5 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Glass Techniques
  Casting

Style:

Abbasid

Materials:

Glass
  Man-Made Materials
Type Type

Type:

Measuring Equipment
Map Map

Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

Governorate of Cairo
Timeline Timeline

Created: 

8th Century AD - 9th Century AD
 

From 2nd to 3rd Century A.H.

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Arts and Crafts
Crafts
Glass Work
Commerce and Trade
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Museum of Islamic Art
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