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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Seleucos, f. Julius Bathyllos, agoranomos (Seleucia)
Mint
Seleucia Pieria
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
8.89 cm
Width
8.61 cm
Height
0.73 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
451.00 - - Twardecki 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Date, Other
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ανσ´, Αἰδοναί|ου· ἐπὶ Σελεύ|κου τοῦ Ἰουλί|ου Βαθύλλου | ἀγορανόμο|υ ἐσηκώθη.

1–2. Αἰδοναί|ου for Αὐδναί|ου
1–3. Αἰδοναί|ου ε’· ⟨ἐ⟩πὶ Σελεύ|κου Twardecki 2020
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Cyprus
Findspot (site)
Kato Paphos [Paphos / Nea Paphos]
context
Ancient agora, central part of the Eastern portico of the agora. Context: 2nd cent. CE.
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 142 TO 143
Comments on Chronology
Year 251 of the Freedom of Seleucia = 142/143 CE.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Paphos Depot None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Twardecki 2020 419–420 None None None
VARIA
Additional comment
1 libra?
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