A Viking Age weight from Cleat, Westray, Orkney

Monika Maleszka (Author)


Keyword(s):
Weights, Weight Systems
Location(s):
Cleat; Westray; Orkney; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
Early Medieval, Medieval, Viking

Abstract


A Viking-period barrel-shaped weight, found at Cleat, on Westray, is discussed in the context of other weights and contemporary Islamic and Scandinavian/Islamic weight systems.

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Published
30-11-2004
How to Cite
Maleszka, M. (2004). A Viking Age weight from Cleat, Westray, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 133, 283-291. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9584
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