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Attestation: SH·1 (?χuiiie) (1)
Status: uncertain
Language: perhaps Etruscan
Word Type: unclear

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Meaning: unit of measurement (?)


See SH·1 on the uncertain reading.

The letter epsilon, possibly following an Etruscan numeral, is interpreted as an abbreviation of a unit of measurement by Pellegrini (in Stjernquist 1967: 135). Stjernquist (p. 135 f.) assumes the number to be a measure of capacity referring to the volume of the cist, and hypothesises about the relation of Etruscan capacity measurements to those used in Greece.

Corinna Salomon