BG·44 Bergamo

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Classification: pot

Material: pottery
Size: ca. 4.5 x 3.6 cm (of fragment)
Condition: fragmentary

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: late 5th to early 4th century BC
Date derived from: typology

Site: Bergamo (Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Vicolo Aquila Nera
Archaeological context: south sector, area C, us 458
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 42' 16.82" N, 9° 39' 49.31" E
Find date: unknown
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: unknown

Inscription: BG·44 (ui[)

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Casini & Motta 2018: 122–124 no. 9


Images in Casini & Motta 2018: 123, fig. 4.9 (photo and drawing).

Fragment of the shoulder of a pot with flat rim, middle-fine clay with sandy and micaceous enclaves; inner surface reddish-brown, outer surface black. Original max. diameter 15 cm, original mouth diameter 14 cm. Found in the archaeological area of vicolo Aquila Nera, north of the Biblioteca Civica; structure 458 may be a Golasecchan house. Possibly also from the same stratigraphical context as BG·45 Bergamo. Dating based on comparison with similar objects from Como and Milano (type 39). (Casini & Motta 2018: 122–124)

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Casini & Motta 2018 Stefania Casini, Filippo Motta, "Iscrizioni vascolari celtiche a Bergamo", Notizie Archeologiche Bergomensi 26 (2018), 115–128.