Agora Object: J 88
Collection:   Agora
Type:   Object
Name:   J 88
Inventory Number:   J 88
Section Number:   ΕΕ 297
Title:   Copper Wire
Category:   Jewelry & Gems
Description:   Complete.
A long piece of fine wire, now bent over double, and worn thin in places.
The wire tapers towards the ends, which are turned up in long loops or hooks; at the middle of the piece is a small rectangular piercing.
It 's from a balance (?)
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Χάλκινο σύρμα ως τμήμα μικρού ζυγού.
Context:   Mycenaean chamber tomb, dump, earth from south central part of chamber near floor, area where small ivory pyxis (BI 315) was found.
Cf. J 46.
Handling:   Do not touch!! Direct handling removes the very loosley adhered sulphide layer.
Negatives:   Leica, color slide, XVIII-95
Dimensions:   P.L. (as bent) 0.062
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   9 June 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Deposit:   N 21-22:1
Bibliography:   Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 288, fig. 30.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 585, fig. 15.
    Agora XIII, p. 168, pl. 33, no. I 24.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 189, p. 168
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 293, p. 272
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 341
Image: 2000.02.0951 (Slide Sheet: 30:11)
Deposit: N 21-22:1
Card: J 88