Height: 110.000 mm
Weight: 1200.000 g
Room 49: Roman Britain
Roman Britain, 1st-4th century AD
This bronze weight (1200 g), for a statera, or steelyard, has been made in the form of a rather unflattering but lifelike bust of a boxer, with cauliflower ears and a pigtail, a hairstyle often worn by Roman wrestlers and boxers.