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Reading in transliteration: sur
Reading in original script: S sU dR6 d

Object: VA·12 Arsago Seprio (bowl)
Position: bottom, outside
Orientation: 180°
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Script: Latin script
Letter height: 1 cm0.394 in <br />
Number of letters: 3
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched after firing
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: La Tène D [from object]
Date of inscription: late 2nd–1st c. BC [from object]

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

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 112

Sources: Morandi 2004: 599 no. 112



First published in Volontè Fredini 1990: 68, 72. Examined for LexLep on 30th of April 2022.

Images in Volontè Fredini 1990: 73 (photo), Veronesi 1990: tav. XXIIIa (drawing), Morandi 2004: 603, fig. 16.112 (drawing) and tav. XVII.112 (photo).

Inscribed upside-down on the bottom of the bowl just above the rim of the foot (length 2.1 cm). Sigma and upsilon are ambiguous in terms of alphabet, but rho is clearly Latin. The sequence is likely an abbreviation of a personal name (see the word page).

Corinna Salomon