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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
South Syrian or Phoenician mint
Denomination
20 Sheqels
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Triangle
Length
5.00 cm
Width
5.00 cm
Height
1.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
187.20 - - Elayi and Elayi 1997 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Elayi and Elayi 1997: Pyramide triangulaire tronquée, avec pointe vers le haut. Surface un peu corrodée. Bélière arrondie percée d’un trou. Motif figuré (?) et signe en relief. Registre supérieur: motif indistinct. Registre inférieur: nombre 20 (10 + 10). Revers lisse.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Phoenician Relief Denomination
Fac simile

{Phoenician number 20: U+10918}

Edition
20. — “20 (Sheqels).”
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
Elayi and Elayi 1997: Provenance: Côte syro-phénicienne.
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
A. H. Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Elayi and Elayi 1997 149, 377 446 fig. 9/446; pl. XXXVI/446 None
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