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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.20 cm
Width
8.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
304.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2011 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dot Relief Five
Dot Relief One
Double cornucopia Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2011: Nabatäisches Bleigewicht zu 10 Unciae. 1. Jh. v. Chr. 304g. 8,1×6,2cm. Quadratische Platte mit erhabenem Rand u. Öse am oberen Rand. Auf der Vs. in Relief zwei gekreuzte Füllhörner, darüber ein Punkt, darunter fünf, kreuzweise angeordnete Punkte sowie eine aramäische Inschrift. Beige Patina, intakt. Provenienz: Aus englischer Privatsammlung, erwoben in den 90ern. — Nabatean lead weight (10 unciae) with crossed cornucopiae and aramaic inscription, 1st century B.C. Beige Patina, intact.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Aramaic Relief Unidentified
Fac simile

[Aramaic inscription]

Edition
[Aramaic inscription]
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 14, 2011
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
NEAR EASTERN , GREEK
Time frame
FROM -200 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Dec. 14, 2011 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2011c 176–177 301 None None
VARIA
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