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Plummet in lead, truncated cone, hollow at the base for a depth of 1-2 cm. Apical hole missing due to abrasion (1).

The artefact does not present signs of biological colonisation.

1 See. KAPITÄN 1961, p. 305, fig. 1 1; CHARLIN ET AL. 1978, pp. 51 ff.., figs. 25-26. For the plummet in ancient sources, see FOERSTER – PASCUAL 1967, p. 58.



Charlin G., Gassend J.M., Lequément R. 1978, L’épave antique de la baie de Cavalière (Le Lavandou, Var), in Archaeonautica 2, pp. 9-93.

Foerster F., Pascual Guash R. 1967, La nave de “Sa Nau Perduda”, in Forma Maris Antiqui VII, 1967-1971, pp. 45-78.

Kapitän G. 1961, Esplorazioni su alcuni carichi di marmo e pezzi architettonici davanti alle coste della Sicilia Orientale, Actes du IIIème Congrès international d’archeologie sous-marine, Barcelona 1961, Bordighera 1971, pp. 296-309.

MUSAS Ref. No.KAU-32Inv. no.R104 (2009, Ass. Kodros)DimensionsHeight cm 10; base diam. 9.8MaterialsLeadLocationSandpit, Archaeological Museum of Ancient CaulonOriginFound outside the restricted area, in correspondence to Km 136 of the road SS Ionica 106. GPS tracking is available.Share