VA·12 Arsago Seprio

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Classification: bowl
Archaeological Type: black-glazed patera Lamboglia 6

Material: pottery
Size: height 2.3 cm, mouth diam. 17.7 cm, foot diam 5.7 cm
Condition: complete
Autopsy by: Corinna Salomon
Date of autopsy: Apr 30 2022

Archaeological culture: La Tène D
Date: late 2nd–1st c. BC
Date derived from: archaeological context

Site: Arsago Seprio (Varese, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Sant'Ambrogio
Archaeological context: grave 2/1976
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 41' 0.48" N, 8° 44' 3.18" E
Find date: 1976
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Civico Museo Archeologico (Arsago Seprio)
Inventory no.: St 18184

Inscription: VA·12 (sur)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 112

Sources: Morandi 2004: 599 no. 112



Image in Veronesi 1990: tav. XXIIIa (drawing), Volontè Fredini 1990: 73 (photo), Morandi 2004: tav. XVII.112 (photo).

Patera of glack-glazed ware type Lamboglia 6, found in grave 2 (excavation 1976) of the Sant'Ambrogio necropolis. Two large chevrons are incised on opposite sides on the bottom. Dating from Morandi. See also Volontè Fredini 1990: 72.

Corinna Salomon