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Reading in transliteration: uisa
Reading in original script: U dI dS dA d

Object: MI·3 Paderno Dugnano (bowl)
Position: foot, outside
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic script (Lepontic alphabet)
Letter height: 0.9–2 cm0.354 in <br />0.787 in <br />
Number of letters: 4
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched after firing
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: La Tène D 2 [from object]
Date of inscription: middle or second half of 1st c. BC [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: Celtic
Meaning: 'Uisa'

Alternative sigla: Solinas 1995: 108
Morandi 2004: 133

Sources: Morandi 2004: 611 no. 133



First published in Molinari 1974: 71–73. Examined for LexLep on 27th April 2022.

Images in Molinari 1974: 72, fig. 2 (drawing), Tizzoni 1984: tav. LXXX d (drawing = [traced] Morandi 2004: 621, fig. 19.133).

Inscribed on the foot of the bowl (length 3.2 cm); sigma is taller than the other letters. The sequence uisa can be interpreted as a personal name; see Molinari 1974: 72 f., Tibiletti Bruno 1984: 123, and the word page for details. Cf. MI·4 from the same grave.

Corinna Salomon