Celtiberian Stela from Clunia

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 31 October 2017

This incomplete funerary stela with an inscription in the Celtiberian language and Western Celtiberian script comes from Coruña de Conde (Peñalba de Castro), Burgos in Spain. The inscription transcribes as "Kaabaarinos," in nominative masculine singular, the dead man's name. It was made from limestone and dates from the 1st century BCE. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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