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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.65
Title
Obol from Gaza
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
410 BCE-322 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Gaza (Philisto-Arabia)
Culture
Philisto-Arabian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/51102
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
0.6 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
obol
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous gift
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.65
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Janiform head: the one to l. bearded, the one to r. with animal ears. round nose and thick lips.
Rev. horse forepart ot l. attached to a goat forepart to r. ; above small facing head; letters ayin and zayin above.

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