BG·46 Bergamo

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Classification: bowl

Material: pottery
Size: length of aligned fragments ca. 16 cm
Condition: fragmentary

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: 1st century BC
Date derived from: typology

Site: Bergamo (Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Via del Vagine
Archaeological context: us 519
(Objects: BG·46 Bergamo, BG·47 Bergamo, BG·48 Bergamo)
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 42' 19.31" N, 9° 39' 44.18" E
Find date: unknown
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: unknown

Inscription: BG·46 (ụ[ ]?us)

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Casini & Motta 2018: 124–126 no. 12


Images in Casini & Motta 2018: 125, fig. 5.12 (photo and drawing).

Five adjacent fragments, representing about half of the object, of a tapering bowl or lid with flat rim thickening towards the inside; coarse clay with sandy and micaceous enclaves; outer surface glazed dark brown, inner surface reddish-brown. Original max. diameter 22.4 cm. Found in the archaeological area of via del Vagine 2 in a late Imperial level which contains materials in secondary context; dating based on type of clay and shape. (Casini & Motta 2018: 124–126)

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