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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Himera
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Astragalus
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
215.65 - - Adriani et al. 1970 No No No
215.24 - - Anzalone 2009 No No Yes
Iconography
Astragalus
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
Countermark type
Symbol
Countermark
Naked male figure on a caprine
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Italy: Sicilia: Palermo
Findspot (site)
Himera
context
Anzalone 2009: Nell’ambiente 23 della casa 4 della zona II dell’Isolato II (Quartiere Nord)
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK
Terminus post quem
-425
Terminus ante quem
-400
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
-
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Adriani et al. 1970 315, 362–363 2 pl. LXIX/4 None
Anzalone 2009 175–194 None None None
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