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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tyre
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.70 cm
Width
4.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
114.00 - - Auction Elsen 2000 No No No
114.50 - - Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Palm Relief
Sign of Tanit Relief
Lattice pattern Relief
Club Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
Yes
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991: 1/2 Libra, Bleigewicht aus Tyros, 3.-1. Jh. v. Chr., mit nicht durchbrochener Trageöse, Vs: In vertieftem Rand zw. undeutbarem Objekt und Palmzweig oder Ähre Keule, Rs. (nich abgeb.): Auf Gittermuster das Zeichen der Göttin Tanit, 43×35 mm, 114,5 g, Patina. Sehr schön.
Auction Elsen 2000: Poids phénicien d’un quart de mine, 3e-1er s. av. J.-C., Tyr. D/ Dans un cadre en relief, une massue entre un objet rectangulaire non identifié et une palme ou un épi. R/ Signe de Tanit sur fond de croisillons. Plomb. Bélière semi-circulaire. De forme rectangulaire, 37 x 40 mm. 114 g. Elayi, Poids phéniciens, cfr 405. Très Rare. Très Beau. Il s'agit probablement de la mine de 470 g dont le quart est 118 g. Provient de Kölner Münzkabinett, Cologne, vente 52, 19 mars 1991, 117.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Date
Fac simile

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Edition
(illegible letters)
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
March 20, 1991
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 Sept. 16, 2000 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991 59 117 None None
Auction Elsen 2000 101 1699 pl. 50 None
VARIA
Additional comment
The inscription could be a date, as for other weights of the same series.
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