khankhar

In Armenia, Byzantine-Sassanid times, a unit of mass, = 10,000 dahekans, about 45.33 kilograms. Manandian arrived at this estimate through the Byzantine litra of (according to Decourdemanche, 1909) 326.4 grams.

H. A. Manandian.
Nina G. Garsoian, trans.
The Trade and Cities of Armenia in Relation to Ancient World Trade.
Armenian Library of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Lisbon: Livraria Bertrand, 1965.

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