Archeologist Discovered the First Weight Measure

British archeologist Flinders Petrie discovered the beqa, a cylindrical weight measure of 7 ounces (198 grams) at Naqada, Egypt dated to the Amratian period of 3800 BCE.

Date:
      3800 BCE
Name(s):
      Flinders Petrie
Occupation:
      Archeologist
Location:
      Naqada, Egypt


Additional Information:

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