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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Clazomenae
Denomination
1/6 Mina
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.30 cm
Width
3.40 cm
Height
0.80 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
80.70 - - Tekin 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Winged boar Relief RIGHT Protome
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Tekin 2019: Bronze balance weight, Clazomenae. Hellenistic period. A protome of a winged boar;
ΚΛΑ / Ε. Hektemorion, 80.7 g, 34×33×8 mm. Zeki Karaoğlu Collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΚΛΑ

E

Edition
Κλα(ζομενίων) | ἕ(κτη).
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 -500 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Karaoğlu Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Tekin 2019 73 65 None None
VARIA
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