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Transliteration: ]mai·ma
Original script: A15 saddM1 spunctuation9 sI sA15 saddM1 s[

Object: VR-17 bone point (bone)
Script: North Italic script
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Letter height: 0.8 cm
Number of letters: 5
Number of characters: 6
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: engraved
Current condition: fragmentary, damaged
Date of inscription: end of the 2nd–beginning of the 1st centuries BC [from object]
Date derived from: archaeological context [from object]

Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: MLR 125
TM 653647


First published in Marinetti 2003: 114 (no. 14). Autopsied by TIR on 17th November 2015.

Images in Marinetti 2003: fig. 2.14 (drawing) (= Marinetti 2004: fig. 3,14), MLR (photo).

Length of the remains 2.7 cm. Well legible. The hasta of first Mu is broken off; the second hasta of final Alpha is shortened. The punctuation mark is a correct syllabic punct if the second element of the diphthong is regarded as a (semi-)consonantal element. Note the appearance of Mu with four bars, unknown in the Raetic alphabets.


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.