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Transliteration: kaṛi
Original script: I sR2 sA sK s

Object: VR-7 bone (bone)
Position: front
Script: North Italic script
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Letter height: 0.60.6 cm <br /> – 1.2 cm
Number of letters: 4
Number of lines: 1
Craftsmanship: engraved
Current condition: complete
Date of inscription: 4th–3rd centuries BC [from object]
Date derived from: archaeological context [from object]

Language: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: MLR 292
TM 653637


First published in Marinetti 2004: 410 f. (no. 2). Autopsied by TIR on 17th November 2015.

Images in Marinetti 2004: 410 (drawing), MLR (photo).

Length 1 cm. The lines are very faint, but tidy. Kappa is higher than the other letters, and slightly damaged in the bottom. The hastae and bars of Alpha and Rho do not touch, but no other reading is feasible. Formally, kari qualifies as a Raetic inidvidual name.


Marinetti 2004 Anna Marinetti, "Nuove iscrizioni retiche dall'area veronese", Studi Etruschi 70 (2004), 408–420.