bahar

1

In Iran clickable globe, ? – 20th century, a unit of length, approximately 3.25 centimeters (approximately 1.28 inches).

United Nations, 1966.

2

In Muscat and Oman link to map showing location of Muscat and Oman, ? – 20th century, a unit of mass, approximately 808 kilograms.

United Nations, 1966.

History

The bahar was a unit in the great 17th and 18th century trading system that stretched from the ports of China through the East Indies to India and the eastern coast of Africa, and of which Westerners remember chiefly Sinbad the Sailor.

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