WE-4 potsherd

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Classification: pot
Archaeological type: olla
Material: pottery
Size: height: 17.6 cm, rim diameter: 16.6 cm, maximum diameter: 20.4 cm, thickness: 5-7 mm
Condition: fragmentary, restored
Date: 5th–4th centuries BC
Date derived from: typology, archaeological context

Site: Brixen / Bressanone (Bozen / Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy)
Field name: Stufels
Archaeological context: building
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 43' 1.20" N, 11° 39' 28.80" E [from site]
Find date: 2001
Find circumstances: excavation
Current location: Amt für Bodendenkmäler Bozen / Ufficio Beni archeologici Bolzano (repository)

Inscription: WE-4 (?]niχesitaeluku[(?)θ̣e)

Sources: Tecchiati et al. 2011: 49–53, fig. 33, fig. 34



The ceramic fragment is belonging to the upper area of an olla, a rounded pot, primarily to cook or store food.
The dating is based on the archeological context and the typology of the pot.