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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Other shapes
Length
2.30 cm
Width
1.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
5.14 - - Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1987 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Snake Relief Head
Cista mystica Shaped
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1987: Griechische Bleigewichte aus Syrien-Phönizien, 6. Jh. v. Chr. bis römische Kaizerzeit. 4 Scripula (oder 1/6 Uncia), Platte in Form einer Cista mit Schlangenköpfen neben Öse, ca. 23×17 mm, 5,14 g
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
April 13, 1987
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 April 13, 1987 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1987 38 342 None None
VARIA
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