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Reading in transliteration: ka?[
Reading in original script: K dA22 d?[

Object: MI·8 Milano (bowl)
Position: bottom, outside
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic script (Lepontic alphabet)
Number of letters: 3
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched
Condition: fragmentary

Archaeological culture: La Tène D [from object]
Date of inscription: 1st c. BC [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: perhaps Celtic
Meaning: abbreviation (?)

Alternative sigla: Solinas 1995: 102
Morandi 2004: 138

Sources: Morandi 2004: 614 no. 138


First published in Molinari 1974: 74.

Image in Frontini 1985: tav. 28.5 (drawing).

Three letters inscribed on the bottom of the fragmentary patera. Kappa and alpha appear to be undamaged; the third letter by the breaking edge could be pi P d, lambda L2 d, nu N d or mu M d (cf. Molinari 1974: 74). Solinas and Morandi both give kap[. Possibly an abbreviation of a personal name.

Corinna Salomon


Frontini 1985 Patrizia Frontini, La ceramica a vernice nera nei contesti tombali della Lombardia [= Archeologia dell'Italia Settentrionale 3], Como: 1985.