WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0008. Dedication

Description: Fragmentary panel (surviving width w: 0.24 x h: 0.18 x d: 0.02) of pink-grained white marble.
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: Capitals, probably third century: 0.015-0.025.

Date: Probably third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio III, Temple of Isis, found in the southernmost vault beneath the cella
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


Isidi sac(rum) [---]
-lia ((stop)) [---]
-ca ((stop)) [---]


LIA [---]
CA [---]

English translation

Translation source: IRT, 2009

Sacred to Isis; [---]-lia [---]-ca (scil. gave and dedicated this)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952 8, whence IRT, 2009 8, whence EDH 059009; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Tracing (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR)