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« on: October 21, 2019, 12:56:07 am »

Dear Board;
Need help to ID this nice glass weight representing Herakles fighting the Nemean lion
21mm-1.7g[Blank reverse]
Yellow glass with superb iridescence
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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2019, 12:11:03 pm »

I do not think this is a weight. There is no evidence for that. Sorry, I can not see any Herakles. It could be a Byzantine glass pendant. The hanging loop seems to have broken off. In the literature you will find the following notes:
Catalog "Byzanz" - Das Licht aus dem Osten-, 2001, page 186.

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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2019, 12:11:01 am »

There is border like for all weights and no traces of any loop,because of iridescence we cant see clearly The standing man and the lion ,photo can't show all details but in hand it's more evident
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2019, 07:46:22 am »

I clearly see Herakles fighting the Nemean lion.  It is very likely a quinarius weight, from Alexandria, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.  Unfortunately, I don't have time to pull out my library to look for a reference. 
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2019, 09:59:48 am »

I see it too.
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2020, 12:50:42 pm »

Great Thanks for your contributions.Any Ref.is highly welcome
Great thanks in advance for all help
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