TI·33

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Inscription
Proper name: Inscription of Banco
Reading in transliteration: ]nialui : pala
Reading in original script: A14 sL sA14 sP sseparator2 sI sU sL sA14 sI sN s[

Object: TI·33 Bedigliora (stela)
Position: front
Frame: roundtop and bottomtop and bottom?  (left: round, 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: 10
Number of words: 2
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: carved
Condition: fragmentary

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

Type: funerary
Language: Lepontic
Syntactic analysis: -
Meaning: "Grave(stone) for (the son of …)"

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 273
Solinas 1995: 2
Motta 2000: 7
Morandi 2004: 31

Sources: Lejeune 1971: 82
Morandi 2004: 537
Motta 2000: 202
Solinas 1994: 320-321

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Commentary

Could be classified after De Marinis stele-typology as type B (although the "head" is lost, Motta 2000: 202)
Attached to the left side of the under stroke a semicircle (?) is graved (cf. Giussani 1914: 56, 59 fig. 4)

Bibliography

De Marinis & Motta 1991 Raffaele C. De Marinis, Filippo Motta, "Una nuova iscrizione lepontica su pietra da Mezzovico (Lugano)", Sibrium 21 (1990–1991), 201–225.
Giussani 1914 Antonio Giussani, "Le Iscrizioni Nord-Etrusche di Vergiate e di Banco", Rivista Archeologica della Provincia di Como 67-69 (1914), 47-60.