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Reading in transliteration: ue
Reading in original script: U dE d

Object: MI·4 Paderno Dugnano (bowl)
Position: bottom, outside
Orientation: 45°
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic script (Lepontic alphabet)
Letter height: 1.9–2.2 cm0.748 in <br />0.866 in <br />
Number of letters: 2
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched after firing
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: La Tène D 2 [from object]
Date of inscription: middle or second half of 1st c. BC [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: perhaps Celtic
Meaning: abbreviation (?)

Alternative sigla: Solinas 1995: 107
Morandi 2004: 134

Sources: Morandi 2004: 612 no. 134



First published in Molinari 1974: 71 f. Examined for LexLep on 27th April 2022.

Images in Molinari 1974: 72, fig. 2 (drawing), Tizzoni 1984: tav. LXXX c (drawing).

Inscribed at an angle on the bottom of the bowl (length 3.5 cm); both letters are neat and clearly legible. Suggested to be an abbreviation of a personal name by Tibiletti Bruno 1984: 123; see the word page for details. Cf. MI·3 from the same grave.

Corinna Salomon