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Reading in transliteration: mar
Reading in original script: M6 dA22 dR3 d

Object: VR·33 Verona (vase)
Position: bottom
Orientation: 180°
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic script
Letter height: 1.4–2.2 cm0.551 in <br />0.866 in <br />
Number of letters: 3
Number of words: 1
Number of lines: 1
Workmanship: scratched after firing
Condition: complete

Archaeological culture: La Tène D [from object]
Date of inscription: 150–50 BC [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: none

Sources: Marchesini & Stifter 2018: 154 (no. 10)


First published in Solinas 2016: 378 (no. 10).

Images in Solinas 2016: tav. LVI e (photo); Marchesini & Stifter 2018: fig. 4.5.10 (photos and drawing).

Length of inscription 5.5 cm, faint but well legible. In regard of the dating, the first letter must be Latinised mu; an interpretation as san is unlikely (Marchesini & Stifter 2018: 149).

The three letters may represent an abbreviation of a name or a mark of some kind.

Corinna Salomon