SP·1 Zignago

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Object
Proper name: Stela of Zignago
Classification: stela
Archaeological Type: statue stela

Material: stone
Material Composition: sandstone
Size:
Extension (h×w×d): 108 cm42.519685 in × 37 cm14.566929 in × 24 cm9.448819 in
Condition: damaged

Archaeological Culture: unknown
Date: end of 6th century BC
Date derived from: palaeography, typology

Site: Zignago (La Spezia, Liguria, Italy)
Field Name: Villa di Novà
Coordinates (approx.): 44° 16' 40" N, 9° 44' 48" ELatitude: 44.277693
Longitude: 9.746765
[from site]
Find Date: 1827
Find Circumstances: unknown
Current Location: Museo di Archeologia Ligure (Genova)
Inventory Nr.: 329/1911

Inscription: SP·1 (mezu nemuśus)

Alternative Sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 338
Morandi 2004: 272

Sources: Lejeune 1971: 136 & pl. XIV
Morandi 2004: 696 & 809 (pl. XXXII.272)

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Commentary

There is a cast in the Museo Civico Archeologico "Ubaldo Formentini" (La Specia) (Lejeune 1971: 136).

Bibliography

Ambrosi 1972 Augusto Cesare Ambrosi, Corpus delle Statue-Stele Lunigianesi, Bordighera: Istituto Internazionale Studi Liguri 1972.
Lejeune 1971 Michel Lejeune, Lepontica, Paris: Société d'Édition "Les Belles Lettres" 1971. (reprint of the article "Documents gaulois et para-gaulois de Cisalpine", Études Celtiques 12/2, 1970-1, pp. 357-500)
Maggiani & Prosdocimi 1976 Adriano Maggiani, Aldo Luigi Prosdocimi, "Leponzio-Ligure", Studi Etruschi 44 (1976), 258-266.
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.
Tibiletti Bruno 1968 Maria Grazia Tibiletti Bruno, "Discussione su Prestino", Rendiconti dell'Istituto Lombardo di Scienza e Letteratura 102 (1968), 385-395.
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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