Logo Pondera Online
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Zenodotos, agoranomos (Berytos)
Mint
Berytos
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
8.70 cm
Width
6.80 cm
Height
0.80 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
476.20 - - Gatier 2016 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Trident Relief UP
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Gatier 2016: Poids rectangulaire en plomb très endommagé, mais sans gros manque. Au droit, trident de Poséidon et texte, à l’intérieur d’un cadre saillant simple ; revers lisse. Dim. : 6,8 × 8,7. H. l. : 0,8. 476,2 g.
Archives Seyrig (HS xxx): [...]
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Date, Denomination
Fac simile

ΜΝ         Α
LΗ         ΝΡ
󰁓ΗΝΟΔΟΤΟ
ΑΓΟΡΑΝΟ

Edition
Μν–ᾶ. | (Ἔτους) η–νρ´ | Ζηνοδότο[υ] | ἀγορανό(μου).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
Gatier 2016: Provenance inconnue.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -155 TO -154
Comments on Chronology
Seleucid Era 158 = 155/154 BCE
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
National Museum of Beirut None 28440
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Seyrig (archives) None None None (non vidi)
Gatier 2016 250 537 fig. 537 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Gatier 2016: Pour d’autres poids hellénistiques de Béryte, voir [Augé and Sawaya 2002], p. 329- 333 ; [Gatier 2014], p. 153-154. Le trident de Poséidon, grand dieu de Béryte, est l’emblème de la cité.
Permalink
External link