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Transliteration: la
Original script: A15 sL2 s

Object: SZ-57 bowl (pottery)
(Inscriptions: SZ-57.1, SZ-57.2)
Position: bottom, outside
Orientation: 180°
Script: unknown
Direction of writing: ambiguous
Letter height: 1.01 cm <br /> – 1.2 cm
Number of characters: 2
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: incised before firing
Current condition: complete
Date of inscription: 3rd–2nd centuries BC [from object]
Date derived from: typology [from object]

Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: IR 56 a
LIR SA-52 a
TM 218427
Sources: Schumacher 2004: 145


First published in Franz 1959: 228 (7). Autopsied by TIR in November 2013.

Images in Franz 1959: Taf. 2,5 (drawing) and IR (photo tav. XLVIII, fig. a and drawing = LIR).

Length 1.6 cm. If the reading is correct, the letters are upside-down (see la). The object bears another, almost identical inscription.


Franz 1959 Leonhard Franz, "Rätische Inschriften im Innsbrucker Landesmuseum", Der Schlern 33 (1959), 228–229.
IR Alberto Mancini, "Iscrizioni retiche", Studi Etruschi 43 (1975), 249–306.
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)