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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
139.97 2160.0 - The British Museum No 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
"Lead weight."
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
Greece: Corcyra
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
“Bequeathed by James Woodhouse.“
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
British Museum (London) Jan. 10, 1868 1868,0110.99
Woodhouse Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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