A Byzantine Bronze Jewelry Weight, ca. 6th - 8th century AD

polygonal, with twenty-three small flat sides decorated with concentric circles, the flat top and bottom each with a drilled center.

Condition:  Intact and in excellent condition overall. 

Dimensions:  (2.22 cm) 7/8 inch

Weight:2 oz

Provenance:  Paul Ilton private collection.  During his lifetime, Paul Ilton was internationally known as an archaeologist, lecturer, teacher, film consultant and author, personally excavating the pieces within his collecting during his 25 years in the Holy Land.   He recorded his findings in a book “The Bible was my Treasure Map” published in 1958 following his death.



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