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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Polygon (pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, etc.)
Length
2.60 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
2.19 - - Auction Roma 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Unidentified Relief
Snake Relief
Caduceus Relief
Hygeia Relief FACING Standing
Asclepios Relief FACING Standing
Temple Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2020: Roman Imperial. Roman PB Seal(?). In the form of a temple. Circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Hygieia standing to right, feeding serpent held in arms, and Asclepius standing facing, head to left, leaning upon serpent-entwined staff, within distyle temple; uncertain object in pediment / Blank. 2.19g, 26mm. Condition as seen. From a private UK 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
Nov. 5, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -200 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Nov. 5, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2020g None 1141 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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