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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Unidentified Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2022: Lot of 5 Miscellaneous PB and Æ Weights and Objects. Lot sold as seen - no returns. From a private UK collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Unidentified Dotted Unidentified
Fac simile

Α or Δ ?

Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Jan. 6, 2022
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -200 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Jan. 6, 2022 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2022a None 1856d None None
VARIA
Additional comment
The protrusion on one side could correspond to the (unidentifiable) iconography of the weight or to an addition of lead to match the mass of the weight with the expected mass for its denomination, also unknown.)
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