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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.30 cm
Width
3.30 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
36.00 - - Auction Archaeological Center 2006 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lattice pattern Relief
Palm Relief
Dove Relief RIGHT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Archaeological Center 2006: A Hellenistic Lead Weight of Askalon depi[c]ts a dove with a palm branch, net pat[t]ern on the reverse. 33×33 mm. 36 gr. In good condition and rare. Ex S. Zeitsov Coll., Nes-Ziyyonah.
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
Oct. 10, 2006
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 Oct. 10, 2006 None
Zeitsov Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Archaeological Center 2006b 26–27 76 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Mint: Ascalon?
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