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||Auction Archaeological Center 2007
Auction Archaeological Center 2007: Phoenicia, Anonymous (Southern Phoenician or Palestinian city). A Hellenistic Period square lead weight with raised border, 62.57 gr., 4.9×4.9 cm., 0.4 cm. thick. In the center a female figure with long dress is depicted, probably a city-goddess. The reverse is blank. The Greek inscription reads: LΗΜΡ Μ/ΝΕΩΝΟΣ / ΑΓΟΡΑΝΟΜ “Year 148, Mneon being agoranomos”. Year 148 according to the Seleucid era of 312 is equal to 165/4 BC. In good condition and rare. (A. Spaer coll. no. W-104). Published by Alla Kushnir-Stein, 2002, no. 5.
Kushnir-Stein 2002: This is a square lead weight (4.9×4.9 cm.; thickness: 0.4 cm.; weight: 62.57 gm.), whose reverse side is blank. The obverse side has a raised border; a figure in a long dress stands in the centre. To the left and right of the figure there is a three-line inscription, placed vertically with two lines on the right and one on the left side. The word on the left side is written on a kind of a raised platform. The inscription reads: LΗΜΡ Μ̣ | ΝΕΩΝΟΣ | ΑΓΟΡΑΝΟΜ “Year 148, Mneon being agoranomos”.