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Proper name: Inscription from Castaneda
Reading in Transliteration: uecezusezt :":" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. aststaz :":" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki. χusus 
Reading in Original Script: unknown

Object: GR·3 Castaneda (flagon)
Position: top
Orientation: 180°
Direction of Writing: sinistroverse
Script: unknown
Number of Letters: 23
Number of Words: 3
Number of Lines: 1
Workmanship: carved
Condition: complete

Archaeological Culture: Golasecca III A 3 [from object]
Date of Inscription: end of 5th - beginning 4th century BC [from object]
Date derived from: [[date_derivation‎::archaeological context]] [from object]

Type: unknown
Language: unknown
Syntactic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative Sigla: none

Sources: Markey & Mees 2004: 73-101 & fig. 1
Morandi 1982: 205-206



Word order and meaning: Markey & Mees 2004: 91-93

  • Fig. in Wolfgang Krause, Runen, 1993, p. 38
  • Whatmough 1936: A New Rhaetic Inscription of the Sondrio Group, in Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 47, 205-207
  • Morandi 1999: 154, fn. 11 (today tendentially regarded as Lepontic)
  • Morandi 1998
  • Morandi 1982: 205-206
  • Markey 2001 (A Tale of Two Helmets: The Negau A and B Inscriptions, in The Journal of Indo-European Studies 29): 135-136


Markey & Mees 2004 Tom Markey, Bernard Mees, "A Celtic orphan from Castaneda", Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 54 (2004), 54-120.
Morandi 1982 Alessandro Morandi, Epigrafia Italica, Roma: Bretschneider 1982.
Morandi 1998 Alessandro Morandi, "Epgrafia camuna. Osservazioni su alcuni aspetti della documentazione", Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire 76 (1998), 99-124.
Morandi 1999 Alessandro Morandi, "Epigrafia vascolare celtica fra Ticino e Como", Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire 77 (1999), 151-204.