Logo Pondera Online
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Aradus
Denomination
25 Sheqels
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.00 cm
Width
4.90 cm
Height
1.10 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
201.67 - - Elayi and Elayi 1997 No No No
201.67 - - BnF No No No
201.60 - Jan. 16, 2019 Autopsy Charles Doyen No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Sign of Tanit Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Elayi and Elayi 1997: Pyramide quadrangulaire tronquée, avec bélière cassée et trou. Registre supérieur: balance du Type B et signe de Tanit. Registre inférieur: nombre 25 (1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 20 inversés). Revers lisse. Poids: 201,67 g. Inédit. Référence interdite.
BnF: Poids carré. Plomb. L. 5 cm; l. 5 cm; ép. 0,48 cm; Poids: 201,67 gr. Inscription rétrograde, sur la première ligne, un monogramme ou une lettre phénicienne (Ɂ?) suivie du signe de Tanit, sur la seconde ligne, une valeur numérale: 25. Au pourtour, une bordure en relief. Tranche: En biseau.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Phoenician Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

{Sign of Tanit}{Monogram of Arados: U+10900 + 10903 + 10905 + 10913}

{Phoenician number 5: U+10916, 10916, 10916, 10916, 10916}{Phoenician number 20: U+10918}

Edition
ʾrwd | 25. — “Aradus, 25 (Sheqels).”
Monogram
ʾDWR
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 1989
circumstances
Acquired form Mr. Tabet.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
NEAR EASTERN , GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
National Library of France (Paris) Dec. 31, 1989 1989-269
Tabet Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Elayi and Elayi 1997 125 332 None None
Finkielsztejn 2015 56–59, 62 17 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Permalink
External link