GR·1 Mesocco

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Object
Classification: gravestone
Archaeological Type: type D

Material: stone
Material Composition: gneiss
Shape: slightly trapezoid
Size:
Extension (h×w×d): 71 cm27.952756 in × 28 cm11.023622 in × 6 cm2.362205 in
Surface Treatment: chiselled
Condition: complete

Archaeological Culture: unknown
Date: 3rd century BC (Morandi), end of 2nd / beginning of 1st century BC (Solinas, Motta)
Date derived from: palaeography, typology

Site: Mesocco (Graubünden, Switzerland)
Field Name: Celto-Roman necropolis
Archaeological context: unspecified grave
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 22' 60" N, 9° 12' 60" ELatitude: 46.383327
Longitude: 9.216661
[from site]
Find Date: 1885
Find Circumstances: by chance
Current Location: Rätisches Museum (Chur)
Inventory Nr.: IIIC 33a

Inscription: GR·1 (ualaunal / raneni)

Alternative Sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 255
Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 19
Solinas 1994: 19
Motta 2000: 12
Morandi 2004: 1

Sources: Morandi 2004: 519-520 & 525 (fig. 8.1) & 782 (pl. V.1)
Motta 2000: 206-207
Solinas 1995: 327
Tibiletti Bruno 1981: 174

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Bibliography

Morandi 2004 Alessandro Morandi, Celti d'Italia. A cura di Paola Piana Agostinetti. Tomo II: Epigrafia e lingua dei Celti d'Italia [= Popoli e civiltà dell'Italia antica 12.2], Roma: Spazio Tre 2004.
Motta 2000 Filippo Motta, "La documentazione epigrafica e linguistica", in: Raffaele Carlo De Marinis, Simonetta Biaggio Simona (Eds.), I Leponti tra mito e realtà, Locarno: Gruppo Archeologia Ticino 2000, 181–222.
Solinas 1994 Patrizia Solinas, "Il Celtico in Italia", Studi Etruschi 60 (1994 [1995]), 311-408.
Tibiletti Bruno 1981 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Le iscrizioni celtiche d'Italia", in: Enrico Campanile (Ed.), I Celti d'Italia, Pisa: Giardini 1981, 157-207.
Whatmough 1933 Joshua Whatmough, The Prae-Italic Dialects of Italy. Vol. 2, Part 3: The Raetic, Lepontic, Gallic, East-Italic, Messapic and Sicel inscriptions, Cambridge/Mass.: Harvard University Press 1933.
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