MS·2 Villafranca in Lunigiana

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Proper name: Stele Bocconi
Classification: stela
Archaeological Type: statue stela, type C (Ambrosi)

Material: stone
Material composition: sandstone
Extension (h×w×d): 129 cm50.787 in <br /> × 33.5 cm13.189 in <br /> × 23 cm9.055 in <br />
Condition: unknown

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: middle - end of 6th century BC
Date derived from: palaeography, typology

Site: Villafranca in Lunigiana (Massa-Carrara, Toscana, Italy)
Field name: Filetto
Coordinates (approx.): 44° 18' 6.64" N, 9° 57' 38.90" E
Find date: probably in the 1920's
Find circumstances: unknown
Current location: Museo delle Statue Stele Lunigianesi (Pontremoli)

Inscription: MS·2 (uṿezaṛụap̣us)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 274

Sources: Morandi 2004: 698
Lejeune 1971: 137-138 & pl. XVI & pl. XIX
Maggiani 1987: 437 & 438



A cast has been brought to the Museo Civico Archeologico "Ubaldo Formentini" (La Specia) (Morandi 2004: 698).
Regarding the dating of the monuments from the Lunigiana see the commentary of MS·1 Aulla.