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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
5.20 cm
Width
12.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
48.50 - - Auction Archaeological Center 2007 Yes No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Archaeological Center 2007: Palestine (?), Three Roman Period lead weights, 78.8, 48.5, 27.4 gr., 4.1×3.7, 5.2×12.7, 2.6×2.2 cm. On each is marked with two Greek letters by a chisel: ΛΓ, ΙΓ, ΓΑ. The reverse of the weights are blank. In good condition. (A. Spaer coll. nos. W-00, 103, 106). Unpublished.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Denomination
Fac simile

ΙΓ (?)

Edition
ΙΓ (?).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
April 4, 2007
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
ROMAN , LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 400
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade April 4, 2007 None
Spaer Collection None W-103
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Archaeological Center 2007b 21–22 432b fig. 432 None
VARIA
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