Weight systems in Bronze Age markets
Stone balance weights with weight marks from the Bronze Age tell settlement of Arslantepe (Malatya, Turkey). The weights were found grouped together on the floor of a private house of phase VI D1. Missione Archeologica Italiana nell’Anatolia Orientale/Roberto Ceccacci.
Diffusion of weighing technology in Western Eurasia (c. 3000-1000 BCE). Nicola Ialongo.
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*”Bronze Age weight systems as a measure of market integration in Western Eurasia,” by Nicola Ialongo, Raphael Hermann, and Lorenz Rahmstorf.