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|Object:||VN-17 bone (bone)|
|Script:||North Italic script|
|Direction of writing:||sinistroverse|
|Letter height:||1.11.1 cm <br /> – 1.4 cm|
|Number of letters:||2 – 4|
|Number of characters:||5|
|Number of lines:||1|
|Date of inscription:||3rd–1st centuries BC [from object]|
|Date derived from:||archaeological context [from object]|
|Alternative sigla:||TM 653633|
Object VN-17 bone with inscription VN-17.
Length of the remains 4.5 cm. Inscribed on a bone or antler handle, running towards the broader end. The lines are thin and black on the calcined surface, but well visible. The first letter is rather than : The bars are crossing on the right, but a hasta is visible along the breaking edge. For the sequence , here separated and written in very broad characters, cp. VN-8. ke may well be the final part of an individual name.