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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Athens
Denomination
1 Stater
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.15 cm
Width
7.30 cm
Height
2.60 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
906.10 - March 20, 2018 Measurement done by L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Astragalus
Wear
Lightly worn
Corrosion
Corroded
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autoptic examination:
Lead weight; square shape. Signs of wear and corrosion: chippings; strokes, big ones on the lower left and middle right edges which are a bit folded; big and deep cut on the top on the reverse and small hole on the upper side (the end of the cut); little cuts on the obverse; light bumps and hollows on the reverse. Slightly rounded corners and edges; light hollow in the center on the reverse. On the obverse, depiction of an astragalus, slightly flattened, in relief. In the corners, large letters in relief: ΔΗΜΟ. (Height without relief: 1.7 cm).
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Mint
Fac simile

ΔHMO

Edition
Δημό(σιον)
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
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Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Museum of Cycladic Art None 1161
Goulandris Collection None None
Bibliography
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