VB·26 Stresa

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Classification: stela

Material: stone
Size: height 122 cm, width 30 cm, thickness 8 cm
Condition: unknown

Archaeological culture: unknown
Date: end of 2nd / 1st century BC
Date derived from: palaeography

Site: Stresa (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy)
Field name: Levo
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 53' 2.87" N, 8° 30' 27.10" E
Find date: 1887
Find circumstances: construction work
Current location: Museo di Antichità (Torino)
Inventory no.: St 498

Inscription: VB·26 (tunal/koimila)

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 301
Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 16
Solinas 1995: 125
Morandi 2004: 69

Sources: Morandi 2004: 565–567 no. 69


Mica schist stela with rounded top; see Levo for the find circumstances and context. Bought by Fabretti for the museum in Torino (De-Vit in Ferrero 1889: 262). Dating from Morandi.


Ferrero 1889 Ermanno Ferrero, "Regione XI. (Transpadana)", Notizie degli Scavi di Antichità (1889), 261–262.