Sentence Examples with the word shekel

In later times in Egypt a class of large glass scarabs for funerary purposes seem to be adjusted to the shekel (30).

A few barrel weights are found at Karnak, and several egg-shaped shekel weights at Gebelen (44); also two cuboid weights from there (44) of 1 and 10 utens are marked as 6 and 60, which can hardly refer to any unit but the heavy shekel, giving 245.