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Transliteration: lumene·χa·χiθiiii
Original script: I sI sI sI sΘ sI sΧ spunctuation7 sA5 sΧ spunctuation7 sE sN sE sM sU2 sL2 s

Object: VN-11 bone point (bone)
Position: front
Script: North Italic script (Sanzeno alphabet)
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Letter height: 1 cm
Number of letters: 8 – 15
Number of characters: 17
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: engraved
Current condition: complete
Archaeological culture: La Tène C, La Tène D [from object]
Date of inscription: 3rd–1st centuries BC [from object]
Date derived from: archaeological context [from object]

Language: Raetic
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: MLR 253
TM 653626
Sources: Schumacher 2004: 323



First published in Schumacher 2004: 323.

Images in Steiner & Gamper 1999b: 133 (photo) and Schumacher 2004: Taf. 13,1 (drawing) (= MLR).

Length 5.8 cm. Tidily scratched on the "front" of the bone point, which has a horizontal central ridge; the hastae are accordingly made up of two scratches each. Only the second Χ s features a doubtful second bar on the left. The separators are repeatedly scratched.

For the sequence lumene·χa, cp. VN-10 and VN-15. I sI sI sI sΘ sI sΧ s is a non-script group reminiscent of the sequence, though inverted, on VN-5.1 / VN-6.