Mesopotamian votive weight inscribed with a unit of measure

Haematite
Mesopotamia, Neo-Babylonian period
6th–5th century BC
Length: 3.8 cm

The following inscription is engraved horizontally on one line in Neo-Babylonian characters: ‘1 siqlu’.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr Noël Aimé-Giron (1884–1941), France
Thence by descent