A New Look at the Roman Period Limestone Weights from Jerusalem

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Abstract

Study of limestone weights, Roman period, from Jerusalem; suggesting that they belong not to several consequential systems, but to one weight system based on a mina of 100 Roman denarii = 375g. These weights have no relation to purity and temple tithes/taxes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalZeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins
Volume131
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)183-200
Number of pages18
ISSN0012-1169
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • WEIGHTS
  • measures
  • Roman
  • Jerusalem
  • Herod
  • Denarii

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