|a model of Medieval Balance
found in Changu Museum, Bhaktapur, Nepal
I visited ChanguNarayan (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) located in the eastern Hills of Bhaktapur District, Nepal in Spring of 2013. The hill is famous for the artistic medieval temple of Lord Vishnu (Narayan) said to be built by King Manadev. Recent claims have been coming in news and archaeological discourses that King Hari Datta Verma built the temple as early as 325 AD.
UPDATE: I came across several of information from different sources later. This balance is called ‘tulo‘ (तुलो) in Nepali language and is still being used in some places of Nepal for weighing meat to sell in the community after slaughtering the animal locally.
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