VA·22 Arsago Seprio

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Classification: cup
Archaeological Type: imit. Lamboglia 28

Material: pottery
Size: height 6.5 cm, max. diam. 13.5 cm, foot diam. 5.7
Condition: complete, broken, repaired
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 14/1986–7 (ustrinum)
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 41' 1.31" N, 8° 44' 2.68" E
Find date: 1986–1987
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Soprintendenza Archeologica della Lombardia
Current location: Civico Museo Archeologico (Arsago Seprio)
Inventory no.: St 61535

Inscription: VA·22 (kụ)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 122

Sources: Morandi 2004: 605 no. 122



Images in Veronesi 1990: tav. VIIc (drawing), Morandi 2004: tav. XIX.122 (photo).

Unglazed cup, completely reconstructed from fragments, found in the ustrinum of grave 14 (excavation 1986/1987) of the Sant'Ambrogio necropolis; see Binaghi Leva 1990: 40, 47 f. for details about the grave and finds. Dating from Binaghi Leva 1990.

Corinna Salomon


Binaghi Leva 1990 Maria Adelaide Binaghi Leva, "Classificazione tipologica dei corredi", in: Giordano Veronesi (ed.), Arsago. Nullus in Insubria pagus vetustior. Studi in memoria di Silvio Pozzi, Varese: Edizioni Lativa 1990, 34–60.