VN-14 bone

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Classification: unidentifiable
Material: bone
Size: length: 4.5 cm, width: 2.2 cm, height: 1.1 cm
Condition: fragmentary
Date: 3rd–1st centuries BC
Date derived from: archaeological context

Site: Schluderns / Sluderno (Bozen / Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy)
Field name: Ganglegg
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 40' 18.23" N, 10° 35' 18.96" E
Find date:
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Vintschger Museum / Museo della Val Venosta (on exhibition)


Sources: Schumacher 2004: 324, pl. 13.6



Fragment of a bone dowel.
Animal bone, not further classified.
Calcined, from grey to black in colour.
Along an inscription.
Like all the bone findings on the Ganglegg hill the bone dates to 3rd–1st centuries BC (cp. Gamper & Steiner 1999: 50–51).



Gamper & Steiner 1999 Peter Gamper, Hubert Steiner, Das Ganglegg bei Schluderns. Eine befestigte bronze- und eisenzeitliche Siedlung im oberen Vinschgau, Bozen: Athesia 1999.