VA·8 Somma Lombardo

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Classification: bowl

Material: pottery
Size: height 5.1 cm, mouth diam. 19 cm
Condition: complete

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

Site: Somma Lombardo (Varese, Lombardia, Italy)
Field name: Via Soragana
Archaeological context: grave 2
(Objects: VA·7 Somma Lombardo, VA·8 Somma Lombardo, VA·9 Somma Lombardo)
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 40' 49.61" N, 8° 43' 23.47" E
Find date: 1984
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Museo Civico di Arsago Seprio
Current location: Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per le province di Como, Lecco, Monza-Brianza, Pavia, Sondrio e Varese (Milano)
Inventory no.: St 45175

Inscription: VA·8 (anisa)

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 108

Sources: Morandi 2004: 597 no. 108


Image in Simone 1986: 103, tav. 1 b (drawing).

Covered bowl (without cover) decorated with three white horizontal stripes (detailed description in Simone 1986: 102 sub b), found in tomb 2 of the small necropolis in Via Soragana together with a fiasca a trottola, an inscribed cup, an inscribed patera, two pots (one with a single mark on the side) and two fibulae (Simone 1986: 102). Dating according to Simone 1986: 100 for the necropolis.

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