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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.75 cm
Width
2.80 cm
Height
0.80 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
18.70 - - Numismatic Museum No No No
148.60 - Nov. 12, 2019 L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Vase Relief
Wear
Little to no wear
Corrosion
Little to no corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autoptic examination: Lead weight; square shape. Signs of wear and corrosion: chippings; deep cut and big stroke on the vase; stroke with small hole on the left side. Rounded corners and edges; the reverse is flat. On the obverse, frame and depiction of a vase in relief. Height without relief: 0,7 cm.
Pernice 1894 : Numismatic Museum: Lead weight. Vessel.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
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Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
Hellenistic
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Numismatic Museum (Athens) Dec. 31, 1998 1720/1998
Kyrou Collection None None
Bibliography
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