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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Stone
Manufacture
Carved
Shape
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
6.74 104.0 - The British Museum No No Yes
Iconography
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
"Grey stone weight; no mark or inscription."
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
“Purchased from Louis, Duc de Blacas d'Aulps.“
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
British Museum (London) May 8, 1867 1867,0508.350
Blacas d'Aulps Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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