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Transliteration: ]???ạs·a
Original script: ]???A3 dS2 dpunctuation sA3 d

Object: AK-2 rock (stone)
(Inscriptions: AK-2.1, AK-2.2, AK-2.3)
Position: top, left
Orientation: 90°
Frame: Frame middle: bottomFrame middle: bottom   (, bottom, )
Script: North Italic script (Magrè alphabet)
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Letter height: 8 cm
Number of letters: 6
Number of characters: 7
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: engraved
Current condition: damaged
Date of inscription:
Date derived from:

Type: prob. votive
Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: TM 653515



Not previously published. Examined by TIR in June 2015.

Image in Mandl 2011: Abb. 144 (photo).

Length min. 30 cm; running upwards on the upper part of the rock wall, left of the centre (Bildstelle 1).

The only unambiguously legible characters are S2 dpunctuation sA3 d. A deep mark of doubtful relevance in the form of a short vertical line is situated in the upper area after A3 d. Before S2 s, a triangle-shape which is best interpreted as another A3 d; before this, a multi-branched character (see drawing) which might possibly be read T2 d or K2 d. Before that, at least two more illegible characters (see drawing); then, a horizontal crack along the rock face. No traces of an inscription can be made out below it. A slightly curving frame line can be seen below the characters.

Within the corpus of rock inscriptions, the present inscription can be compared with the type-2 petrographs– cf., on the same rock wall, AK-2.1, as well as AK-1.10, AK-1.11 and AK-1.17, which are all dextroverse and feature sigma with four strokes, and at Steinberg sinistroverse ST-5 and ST-6, also with S2 d; see Raetic epigraphy. Of these, AK-1.11 and the two Steinberg inscriptions have punctuation marks. Cf. especially AK-1.11 ending in -kas?.


Mandl 2011 Franz Mandl, Felsbilder. Österreich – Bayern: Nördliche Kalkalpen [= Anisa – Verein für alpine Forschung 4], Haus im Ennstal: 2011.