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Proper name: Inscription from Castaneda
Reading in transliteration: uecezusezt : aststaz : χusus
Reading in original script: S2 sU3 sS2 sU3 sΨ2 sseparator3 sZ9 sA16 dT6 sS2 dT6 sS2 dA22 sseparator3 sT6 sZ9 sE5 sS2 dU9 sZ9 sE5 sC dE sU9 s

Object: GR·3 Castaneda (flagon)
Position: top
Orientation: 180°
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Script: North Italic script
Number of letters: 22
Number of words: 3
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: carved
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: Golasecca III A 3 [from object]
Date of inscription: end of 5th - beginning 4th century BC [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: prob. Celtic
Syntactic analysis: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Markey & Mees 2004: 73-101 & fig. 1
Morandi 1982: 205-206



Word order and meaning: Markey & Mees 2004: 91-93

  • Fig. in Wolfgang Krause, Runen, 1993, p. 38
  • Whatmough 1936: A New Rhaetic Inscription of the Sondrio Group, in Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 47, 205-207
  • Morandi 1999: 154, fn. 11 (today tendentially regarded as Lepontic)
  • Morandi 1998
  • Morandi 1982: 205-206
  • Markey 2001 (A Tale of Two Helmets: The Negau A and B Inscriptions, in The Journal of Indo-European Studies 29): 135-136