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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lampsacos
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.10 cm
Width
2.30 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
34.93 - - Auction Roma 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Winged horse Relief RIGHT Leaping Protome
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2020: Mysia, Lampsakos PB 1/12 Mina Weight. Circa 4th-2nd centuries BC. Forepart of Pegasos to right, with curved wing; O below / Blank. O. Tekin, Balance Weights in the Aegean World, Istanbul 2016, p. 86, 12-3, fig. 151. 34.93g, 21mm × 23mm. 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
Dec. 17, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Dec. 17, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2020i None 491 None None
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