|Object:||VN-6 bone (bone)|
|Position:||centre"centre" is not in the list (front, back, top, bottom, inside, outside, neck, shoulder, foot, handle, ...) of allowed values for the "position" property., side"side" is not in the list (front, back, top, bottom, inside, outside, neck, shoulder, foot, handle, ...) of allowed values for the "position" property.|
|Direction of writing:||sinistroverse|
|Letter height:||1.3 cm|
|Number of characters:||7|
|Number of lines:||1|
|Date of inscription:||3rd–1st centuries BC [from object]|
|Date derived from:||archaeological context [from object]|
|Alternative sigla:||LIR BZ-27|
|Sources:||Schumacher 2004: 322|
First published in Schumacher 1994: 310 f.
Length 2.6 cm. The lines are made up of two scratches each, is repeatedly scratched. Non-script; cp. the identical VN-5 as well as VN-4 and VN-19. See here for a discussion of possible interpretations of inscriptions with doubtful status. The bone may have born more scratchings, cp. VN-5.2, but the relevant part is broken off. Note, though, that we are concerned with two different types of bones.
|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)|