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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Teos
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
9.00 cm
Width
9.50 cm
Height
0.40 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
479.80 - - Tekin 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Griffin Relief RIGHT Walking
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Tekin 2019: ead balance weight, Teos? Hellenistic period. Depicted with griffin Mna, edges broken off. 479.8 g, 95×90×4 mm. İzak Eskinazi Collection.
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
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Eskinazi Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Tekin 2019 68 47 None None
VARIA
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