Reproduction of Greek Jumping Weight


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Artifact Identification Reproduction of Greek Jumping Weight   (1914.04.0008)
  1. Recreational Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Sports Equipment
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker Berlin Museum. Gipsformerei.
Geographic Location
Period/Date 6th - 5th century BCE
Culture Greek
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 9.0 cm
Weight 1641 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plaster
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Grayish Yellow (2.5 Y 7/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Jumping Weight: Replica of a Greek weight (halter) found at Olympia. Original in Berlin.

Description N/A

See 1900.35.0352 and 1900.35.0319 for other photos of jumping weights.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information This is a plaster copy of the stone original, which is located in Berlin.

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