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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Unidentified
Mint
Alexandria Troas
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
8.50 cm
Width
7.80 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
622.00 - - Weiß 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Bunch of grapes Relief
Horse Relief LEFT Grazing
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Weiß 2008: Schwere Mna. Grasendes Pferd nach l., darüber in kleiner Schrift ΑΛΕ; rechts oben wohl eine stark vereinfachte Traube, zwischen den Beinen kleines Monogramm. 7,6/7,8 × 8,3/8,5 × 0,8/0,9 cm; 622 g. Leicht abgerundete Ecken. Das Pferd und die mutmaßliche Traube sind stilistisch ziemlich missglückt. Archäologisches Museum der Universität Münster, Inv. Nr. 2266. Aus der Slg. Jordan-Bassermann. Ἀλε(ξανδρέων). Taf. 87 Alexandreia Troas 1.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Mint
Fac simile

ΑΛΕ

Edition
Ἀλε(ξανδρέων).
Monogram
Unidentified
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
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context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -301 TO -12
Comments on Chronology
The weights of Alexandria Troas are dated between 301 and 12 BCE.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Archaeological Museum – University of Münster None 2266
Jordan-Bassermann Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Weiß 2008 718–723 4.1 pl. 87 / Alexandria Troas 1 None
Tekin 2016a 93–97, 196–197 2 None None
Killen 2017a 215 AlexTr b 2 pl. 20/2 None
VARIA
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