Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
||Date of measurement
||March 20, 2017
||Measurement done by A. Pugliese
Roman basalt weight; black colour with brown veins; well-polished. The piece is slightly worn, with minor scratches and with the edges of the upper and lower bases smoothened. The diameter of the lower base is 2.25 cm, while diameter of the upper base is 2.1 cm; here two dots are carved in the centre to indicate the denomination of the weight: a sextans, corresponding to two ounces.