In Iran opens map showing location of Iran, ? – 20ᵗʰ century¹, a unit of mass, approximately 185.6 milligrams (approximately 2.864 grains).

According to Bruno Kisch, a 19ᵗʰ century Persian unit called the abas, used for pearls, had a value of approximately 175 milligrams. Halil İnalcık notes (page 317) that in the 14ᵗʰ century a unit for pearls called the ḥabba is recorded in the Mukātebāt-i Rasīdī, the Resālä-ye Faläkiyyä, or both.

1. United Nations, 1966.

World map showing the location of Iran, east of the Persian Gulf, south of the Caspian (or Arabian) Sea, and west of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Where is Iran?

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