VA·27 Arsago Seprio

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Classification: bowl
Archaeological Type: patera

Material: pottery
Size: height 4.6 cm, diam. 20.1 cm
Condition: broken, repaired, incomplete
Autopsy by: Corinna Salomon
Date of autopsy: Apr 30 2022

Archaeological culture: La Tène D
Date: late 2nd–1st c. BC
Date derived from: archaeological context

Site: Arsago Seprio (Varese, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Sant’Ambrogio
Archaeological context: grave 4/autumn 1993
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 40' 58.18" N, 8° 44' 2.56" E
Find date: 1993
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Soprintendenza Archeologica della Lombardia
Current location: Civico Museo Archeologico (Arsago Seprio)
Inventory no.: St 103071

Inscription: VA·27 (kaio)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 127

Sources: Morandi 2004: 607 no. 127



Image in Rapi 2009c: 540, fig. 3.5 (drawing).

Unglazed patera found in grave 4 (excavation autumn 1993) of the Sant'Ambrogio necropolis. Dating from Morandi 2004 (in keeping with the dating of the archaeological context); Morandi 2001: 14, no. 9 gives the 2nd century BC.

Corinna Salomon