Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources


- 6th-2nd century BC

Map of places

  1. Cavallino (Provenance), 'Fragments of a clay oil jar from Cavallino (first half 6th-first half 5th centuries BC)' (image)
  2. Ceglie Messapica (Provenance), 'Chest made of “leccese stone” from Ceglie Messapica (3rd century BC)' (image)
  3. Galatina (Provenance), 'Slab of “leccese stone” from Galatina (3rd century BC)' (image)
  4. Italy (Place of origin)
  5. Mesagne (Provenance), 'MLM 31 Me' (Example)
  6. Mesagne (Provenance), 'Small càrparo stone slab from Mesagne (3rd century B.C.) ' (image)
  7. Nardò (Provenance), 'MLM 2 Ne' (Example)
  8. Nardò (Provenance), 'Small stele in the pietra leccese stone from Nardò (first half of the 4th – first half of the 5th century B.C.)' (image)
  9. Oria (Provenance), 'Parallelepiped memorial made of “càrparo stone” from Oria (3rd century BC) ' (image)
  10. Otranto (Provenance), 'Monolithic memorial made of “leccese stone” from Otranto (4th century BC)' (image)
  11. Rudiae (Provenance), 'Bronze oil lamp from Rudiae (second half 3rd – end 2nd centuries BC)' (image)
  12. Ruvo di Puglia (Provenance), 'Discoid clay loom weight (3rd century B.C.)' (image)
  13. Ruvo di Puglia (Provenance), 'MLM 11 Ruv' (Example)
  14. Valesio (Provenance), 'Bronze disk from the territory of Valesio (first half 6th-first half 5th centuries BC)' (image)
  15. Vieste (Provenance), 'Block of tufa from Vieste Garganico (3rd century BC)' (image)
  16. Vieste (Provenance), 'MLM 1 Vi' (Example)
  17. Vieste (Provenance), 'Stone block from Vieste Garganico (4th-3rd century B.C.)' (image)