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Reading in transliteration: ạt
Reading in original script: T sA3 s

Object: VA·14 Arsago Seprio (bowl)
Position: bottom, outside
Orientation: 180°
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Script: North Italic script (Lepontic alphabet)
Letter height: 2.3–3.5 cm0.906 in <br />1.378 in <br />
Number of letters: 2
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: Augustan [from object]
Date of inscription: late 1st c. BC [from object]

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

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 114

Sources: Morandi 2004: 600 no. 114



First published in Volontè Fredini 1990: 71. Examined for LexLep on 30th April 2022.

Images in Veronesi 1990: tav. XVIIIa (drawing), Morandi 2004: tav. XVI.114 (photo).

Inscribed upside-down on the bottom of the patera, close to the rim of the foot (length 2.7 cm); today on two fragments. Both Volontè Fredini and Morandi read et, the latter comparing VA·23 etu at the same necropolis, but the putative middle bar is merely one of multiple thin unintentional scratches across the letters (thus also Solinas 1995: 384). at may be an abbreviation of a personal name, see the word page.

Martin Braun, Corinna Salomon