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Transliteration: þine
Original script: E sN sI sÞ3 s

Object: SZ-74 scythe (iron)
Position: tang
Script: North Italic script (Sanzeno alphabet)
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Letter height: 0.90.9 cm <br /> – 1.4 cm
Number of letters: 4
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: embossed
Current condition: complete, damaged
Date of inscription:
Date derived from:

Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: LIR SA-33
MLR 234
TM 653574



First published in LIR. Autopsied by TIR in November 2013.

Pictures in Nothdurfter 1979: 100 (327) (drawing) and LIR (drawing).

Inscription length 3.4 cm. Crudely executed with several strokes repeated. The exact shape of the first letter cannot be made out due to corrosion, but the reading þine is supported by the same inscription occurring in the same place on another iron farming implement.


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)