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Transliteration: lavise
Original script: E sS dI sV sA5 sL2 s

Object: VN-9 bone point (bone)
Position: front
Script: North Italic script (Sanzeno alphabet)
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Letter height: 0.70.7 cm <br /> – 1 cm
Number of letters: 6
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: 'Lavise' (PN)

Alternative sigla: LIR BZ-30
MLR 250
TM 653624
Sources: Schumacher 2004: 332



First published in Schumacher 1994b: 297f.

Image in Schumacher 1994b: Abb. 2 (drawing = Schumacher 2004: Taf. 13,2 = LIR = MLR).

Length 2.2 cm. The letters are small and not too tidily scratched, but well legible and unambiguous.


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)