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Reading in transliteration: piuot
Reading in original script: T sO3 sU sI sP s

Object: BG·18 Parre (pot)
Position: bottom, outside
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Script: North Italic script
Letter height: 1.8 cm0.709 in <br />
Number of letters: 5
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: unknown [from object]
Date of inscription: 5th c. BC (?) [from object]

Type: prob. mark of possessor
Language: Celtic
Meaning: 'Piuot'

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 210

Sources: Morandi 2004: 655 no. 210



First published in Poggiani Keller 1999: 177–179.

Images in Poggiani Keller 1999: 179, fig. 13 (drawing = Morandi 2004: 656, fig. 25.210 = Poggiani Keller 2007: 161, fig. 154) and Morandi 2004: tav. XXVII.210 (photo = Morandi 2007: 297, fig. 295), Morandi 2007: 288, fig. 280.22 (drawing).

The inscription, possibly that of the pot's owner, is well legible. piuot is most likely the abbreviation of a Celtic personal name (see the word page).

Corinna Salomon