TI·50 Giubiasco

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Classification: bowl
Archaeological Type: mortarium

Material: pottery
Size: height 7.8 cm, max diam. 25 cm, foot diam. 9.5 cm
Condition: complete
Autopsy by: Corinna Salomon
Date of autopsy: Jul 20 2021

Archaeological culture: La Tène C 2, La Tène D, Augustan
Date: 2nd c. BC–early 1st c. AD
Date derived from: typology

Site: Giubiasco (fraction of: Bellinzona, Ticino, Switzerland)
Field name: Giubiasco necropolis
Archaeological context: grave 231
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 10' 37.86" N, 9° 0' 41.39" E
Find date: April 11, 1901
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Domenico Pini
Current location: Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum (Zürich)
Inventory no.: A-15119

Inscription: TI·50 (a)

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Pernet et al. 2006: 229



Image in Pernet et al. 2006: pl. sub 231.3 (drawing).

Mortarium (type 1) from grave 231 of the Giubiasco necropolis (Pernet et al. 2006: 309). The grave complex is described in Tori et al. 2004: 232; on the classification of the object see Pernet et al. 2006: 212, 252, cat. 80. See also Ulrich 1914 I: 605.

The dating follows Pernet et al. 2006; the grave complex can be dated to LT D.

Corinna Salomon