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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Chios
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.00 cm
Width
6.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
422.00 - - Auction Elsen 2012 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 Elsen 2012: Poids en plomb d’une mine attique (masse théorique: 432 g), probablement de Chios, après 330 av. J.-C. Griffon assis à g. sur une massue. Uniface, 60 × 66 mm, 422 g. Très Rare.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 16, 2012
circumstances
Antiquities trade
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade June 16, 2012 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Elsen 2012 44, 159 609 None None
Tekin 2016a 110, 203 6 pl. 29/221 None
VARIA
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