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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Chios
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.30 cm
Width
7.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
430.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Amphora Relief LEFT Lying
Sphinx Relief LEFT Seated
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2008: Bleigewicht. Mina Chios. 2. - 1. Jh. v. Chr. 430g. 7,3 × 7,2cm. Quadratische Platte mit Relief. Vs.: Sphinx sitzt n. l. auf Amphora, l. davon MNA. Die Rs. ist unverziert. Hellbraune Patina, Vs. Kratzer, ss-vz
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΜΝΑ

Edition
Μνᾶ.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 12, 2008
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 12, 2008 None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 454 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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