VR-11 bronze

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Classification: bronze
Material: bronze
Size: length: 6.9 cm, width max.: 2.3 cm, width min.: 1.5 cm, thickness: 0.5 cm
Condition: incomplete, damaged
Date: end of the 2nd–beginning of the 1st centuries BC
Date derived from: archaeological context

Site: San Giorgio di Valpolicella (fraction of: Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Verona, Veneto, Italy)
Field name: Casaletti
Archaeological context: settlemente, outside stratum
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 32' 6.00" N, 10° 51' 0.00" E [from site]
Find date: October 2002
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Soprintendenza Archeologia del Veneto – Nucleo Operativo di Verona (repository)
Inventory Nr.: IG VR 65196

Inscription: VR-11 (]śt·luχ·zn·χe)

Sources: Salzani 2003: 95–100
Marinetti 2003: 112 [No. 2], fig. 1.2
Marinetti 2004: 414 [No. 2], fig. 2.2


Fragmentary bronze.
Halfplastic worked, the front side with a D-cross-section. Patina, from dark green to brown, smooth, partly corroded. Broken at either end.
On the front side an inscription; on the back side a single character.
In the recently released study about the Raetic inscriptions by Marchesini the fragmentary bronze is listed with "MLR 120", an autopsy was effected (cp. MLR: 139 [MLR 120]).
Autopsied by the Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum in November 2015.



Marinetti 2003 Anna Marinetti, "Iscrizioni retiche di San Giorgio Valpolicella (VR)", Quaderni di Archeologia del Veneto (QdAV) IXX (2003), 111–117.
Marinetti 2004 Anna Marinetti, "Nuove iscrizioni retiche dall'area veronese", Studi Etruschi 70 (2004), 408–420.