BG·6 Bergamo

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Classification: bowl

Material: pottery
Size: length 6.4 cm, width 3.8 cm, thickness 0.4–0.8 cm (of fragment)
Condition: fragmentary

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: middle of the 4th to late 3rd century BC
Date derived from: typology

Site: Bergamo (Bergamo, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Vicolo Aquila Nera
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 42' 16.82" N, 9° 39' 49.31" E
Find date: 1989
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Lombardia (Bergamo)

Inscription: BG·6 (]ạrt[)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 216

Sources: Morandi 2004: 660 no. 216


Images in Casini & Motta 2018: 119, fig. 2.4 (photo and drawing).

Fragment of the wall of a bowl close to the foot; traces of a stamp and remains of reddish-brown slip on the inside surface which indicates a dating between the middle of the 4th and the late 3rd century BC (Casini & Motta 2018: 120, no. 4). Found in the archaeological area of vicolo Aquila Nera, north of the Biblioteca Civica, south sector, area H, u.s. 547.

Corinna Salomon


Casini & Motta 2018 Stefania Casini, Filippo Motta, "Iscrizioni vascolari celtiche a Bergamo", Notizie Archeologiche Bergomensi 26 (2018), 115–128.