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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Ilium
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Triangle
Length
8.40 cm
Width
9.50 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
500.80 - - Tekin 2019 No No No
500.36 - - Tekin 2016a No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Helmet Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Tekin 2019: Lead balance weight, Ilium. Hellenistic period. Depicted with crested helmet; below, ΙΛΙ. Mna, 500.8 g, 95×84×9 mm. İzak Eskinazi Collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint
Fac simile

ΙΛΙ

Edition
Ἰλι(έων).
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 -300 TO -85
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 2016a 89–90, 195 1 pl. 21/159 None
Tekin 2019 66 39 None None
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