VB·9 Ornavasso

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Classification: bowl
Archaeological Type: patera

Material: pottery
Size: max. diam. 26.5 cm, height 22 cm
Condition: unknown

Archaeological culture: La Tène D 1
Date: late 2nd c. BC

Site: Ornavasso (Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Piemonte, Italy)
Field name: San Bernardo
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 58' 8.40" N, 8° 24' 57.60" E [from site]
Find date: 1890–1893
Find circumstances: excavation
Finder: Enrico Bianchetti
Current location: Museo del Paesaggio (Verbania Pallanza)

Inscription: VB·9 (eu)

Alternative sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 312
Solinas 1995: 136
Morandi 2004: 54

Sources: Morandi 2004: 555 f. no. 54


Patera of black-varnished ware found in the San Bernardo necropolis outside the tombs. Dating from Morandi. According to Morandi currently untraceable.