INSULA OF THE MENANDER IN POMPEII VOL. III: THE FINDS IN CONTEXT: AN ON-LINE COMPANION

Artefact Record

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Catalogue Number: 1774
House Number: I 10,10-11
Room Number: 7
Room Type: Room
Location: North-east corner, on pavement
Quantity: 3
Artefact: Weights
Material: Marble
Functional types: Weights etc. (including loomweights)
Dimensions: Diam.: 90 mm, 80 mm, and 50 mm (GdSc).
Present location: Unknown, not inventoried at time of excavation.
Discussion: Probably similar to the black basalt weights found on the pavement of room XI in the Casa dei Cervi in Herculaneum, a room identified as the kitchen in the service quarter of the house (Tran Tam Tinh 1988: 12, 120, cat. no. 70). See discussion on weights.


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