Arabia (circa 1920)
units of mass

                 
               

kantar

             

farasala

5

           

oke

8

40

         

rotl

2 7/9

22 2/9

18 1/3

       

okiyya

12

33 1/3

266 2/3

1333 1/3

     

mithkal*

8

96

266 2/3

2133 1/3

10,666 2/3

   

dirham

12

144

400

3200

16,000

 

kirat*

16

24

192

2304

6400

51,200

256,000

pounds av.

0.00043

0.00688

0.01032

0.08254

0.9905

2.75137

22.011

110.0548

metric

0.195
g

3.12
g

5.44
g

37.44
g

449.28
g

1.248
kg

9.984
kg

49.92
kg

* Used for gold, silver, drugs, etc.

Consul Bullard to the Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, October 31, 1923.
Foreign Office Annual Reports from Arabia, 1930-1960. Vol. 1, 1930-1934.
Archive Editions, 1993.
Page 58.

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