09 Juni 2006

Third-century Basque inscriptions found in archaeological site

The confirmation of this date would cause a revolution on the theories of the origins of the Basque language, since the most ancient documents recorded up to this moment were from the eleventh century.
As the dailies Diario de Noticias de Álava and Diario de Noticias de Gipuzkoa report today, Basque inscription remains have been discovered in the Basque archaeological site of
Iruña-Veleia, in the southern Basque Country.
Archaeologists in the site of Iruña-Veleia have discovered an epigraphic set "among the most important of the Roman world," with a series of 270 inscriptions and drawings from the third century and a representation of a Calvary, "the most ancient known up to this moment."[...]

Update: An unknown Reader of the Blog send me the Link to a Picture of the Calvary hosted on flickr
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Thanks for the Links unknown Reader!


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Great Calvary´s picture at Emule. Searching "veleia".

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Calvary´s picture at Flick:

http://static.flickr.com/29/163810296_81e52f63d7_o.jpg (originala)
http://static.flickr.com/29/163810296_81e52f63d7_b.jpg Large (694 x 1024)

http://static.flickr.com/29/163810296_81e52f63d7.jpg Medium (339 x 500)