SZ-18 key

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Classification: key
Material: bronze
Size: length: 21.3 cm, width: 3.6 cm, thickness: 1 cm
Condition: complete

Site: Sanzeno (Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy)
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 21' 57.60" N, 11° 4' 30.00" E [from site]
Find date:
Find circumstances: old finding
Current location: Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum (on exhibition)
Inventory Nr.: 13.464

Inscription: SZ-18 (χevisianaθi)

Sources: Zemmer-Plank et al. 1985: 166 (cat. No. 43)



Bronze rod, probably a key.
Round cross section. One side ends in ring form. The other side beat out in tetragonal shape.
Sidewise an inscription.
According to Whatmough the object was bought in Bozen / Bolzano (cp. PID: 17); Mancini however inidcates the 5th February 1901 as exact find date (cp. LIR: 92). In all probability the object represents an old finding from Sanzeno.
Autopsied by the Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum in November 2013.



LIR Alberto Mancini, Le Iscrizioni Retiche [= Quaderni del dipartimento di linguistica, Università degli studi di Firenze Studi 8–9], Padova: Unipress 2009–10. (2 volumes)