Balance Scale Shaft, 1st-4th Cent. AD
Copper alloy; 18CM/15.5gm, green patina.
As seen in the photo, one side is adorned, the other is flat. The shaft was held in one hand, loop end down.
Very rare in such unbroken/bent condition. To the see the reverse and how it was used to weigh objects, click the 'images' tab.