VR-12 bone

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Classification: unidentifiable
Material: bone
Size: length: 5.5 cm, thickness max.: 1.7 cm, thickness min.: 1.4 cm
Condition: incomplete, damaged
Date: end of the 2nd–beginning of the 1st centuries BC
Date derived from: archaeological context

Site: San Giorgio di Valpolicella (fraction of: Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Verona, Veneto, Italy)
Field name: Casaletti
Archaeological context: settlement, structure US 67
Coordinates (approx.): 45° 32' 6.00" N, 10° 51' 0.00" E [from site]
Find date: 2002
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Soprintendenza Archeologia del Veneto – Nucleo Operativo di Verona (repository)
Inventory Nr.: IG VR 65204

Inscription: VR-12 (ạlp)

Sources: Salzani 2003: 95–100
Marinetti 2003: 112 [No. 3], fig. 1.3
Marinetti 2004: 414 [No. 3], fig. 2.3


Animal bone; classified as bone of a pig ("Sus scrofa"; cp. Marinetti 2003: 112; Marinetti 2004: 414).
On one side an inscription.
In the recently released study about the Raetic inscriptions by Marchesini the bone is listed with "MLR 121", an autopsy was effected (cp. MLR: 139 [MLR 121]).
Autopsied by the Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum in November 2015.



Marinetti 2003 Anna Marinetti, "Iscrizioni retiche di San Giorgio Valpolicella (VR)", Quaderni di Archeologia del Veneto (QdAV) IXX (2003), 111–117.
Marinetti 2004 Anna Marinetti, "Nuove iscrizioni retiche dall'area veronese", Studi Etruschi 70 (2004), 408–420.