CO·21

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Inscription
Reading in transliteration: ]ṇ : ṣulọiḳei : [
Reading in original script: ]separator2 sI sE sK4 sI sO2 sL sU sspace sS dseparator3 sN s[
Variant reading: ]ṃ suloikei (Tibiletti Bruno)

Object: CO·21 Rondineto (slab)
Position: front
Frame: ?top and bottomtop and bottom?  (left: unknown, middle: top and bottom, right: unknown)
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Script: North Italic Script"North Italic Script" is not in the list (Greek script, Etruscan script, Latin script, North Italic script, Camunic script, none, unknown) of allowed values for the "script" property.
Number of letters: 9
Number of words: 2
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: carved
Condition: fragmentary

Archaeological culture: unknown [from object]
Date of inscription: 5th / 4th century BC [from object]

Type: prob. funerary
Language: Lepontic
Syntactic analysis: unknown
Meaning: "(...) to Suloigis (...)"

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 299
Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 24
Solinas 1995: 75
Morandi 2004: 168

Sources: Morandi 2004: 632-633 & 634 (fig. 21.168) & 801 (pl. XXIV.168)
Solinas 1995: 348
Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 181-182

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Commentary

Very similar to the inscription of Prestino, nearly same size and shape of the stone and the letters (Rittatore Vonwiller 1968: p. 471)

Bibliography

Ferri 1967 Silvio Ferri, "Esigenze Archeologiche VIII", Studi Orientali e Classici 16 (1967), 431-432.
Garovaglio 1879 Alfonso Garovaglio, "Rondineto, altre scoperte", Rivista Archeologica della Provincia di Como 15 (1879), 18-21.
Giussani 1902 A[ntonio] Giussani, "L' iscrizione nord-etrusca di Tesserete e le altre iscrizioni pre-romane del nostro territorio", Rivista Archeologica della Provincia e Antica Diocesi di Como 46 (1902), 25–67.