VN-6 bone

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Classification: unidentifiable
Material: bone
Size: length: 11.1 cm, width: 1.9 cm, height: 2 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:
Current location: Vintschger Museum / Museo della Val Venosta (on exhibition)

Inscription: VN-6 (iiiiθiv)

Sources: Gamper & Steiner 1999: 48–51, fig. 24.10



Animal bone of a sheep (Ovis orientalis aries) or a goat (Capra aegagrus hircus).
At one end broken, perforated.
Along characters.
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.