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Transliteration: ḳẹṣạ?????ẹ
Original script: K4 dE dS2 dA14 d?????E d

Object: AK-1 rock (stone)
(Inscriptions: AK-1.1, AK-1.2, AK-1.3, AK-1.4, AK-1.5, AK-1.6, AK-1.7, AK-1.8, AK-1.9, AK-1.10, AK-1.11, AK-1.12, AK-1.13, AK-1.14, AK-1.15, AK-1.16, AK-1.17, AK-1.18, AK-1.19, AK-1.20, AK-1.21)
Position: bottom, right
Orientation: 90°
Frame: Frame middle: topFrame middle: top   (, top, )
Script: North Italic script (Magrè alphabet)
Direction of writing: dextroverse
Letter height: 8.58.5 cm <br /> – 16.5 cm
Number of letters: 9
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: engraved
Current condition: damaged
Date of inscription: unknown
Date derived from:

Type: unknown
Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: TM 653502



Not previously published. Examined by TIR in July 2014.

Image in Mandl 2011: Abb. 141 (photo).

Length min. 42 cm, running vertically upwards, starting at about 50 cm from the ground, to the immediate right of AK-1.9 (Bildstelle 4). A faint frame line whose ends cannot be determined appears to separate the two inscriptions.

The first passably well legible letter is K4 d. Possibly illegible traces of characters before it. The following characters seem to get successively smaller. The identification of the bars of E d is uncertain, the uppermost bar appears to coincide with the doubtful frame line. S2 d is the most readily identifiable letter. After A14 d, traces of more letters: a hasta with bars slanting down in writing direction (V d?), then possibly I d, another S2 d or S2 s, and maybe two more characters before comparatively clear E d. After this, a natural indentation in the rock; 6 cm above this, a curved crack. Possibly up to two more characters after E d; the area above the crack contains more recent graffiti, though hardly anything is identifiable. It cannot be determined whether the inscription extends beyond the crack. Possibly belonging with AK-1.9 judging by the similar ductus (tall thin characters). Four-stroke sigma and dextroverse orientation associate the inscription with the type-2 petrographs; cf. on this rock wall AK-1.11 and AK-1.17; see Raetic epigraphy.


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