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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0011. Dedication to Mithras (?)

Description: The top right-hand corner of a marble panel (w: 0.37 x h: 0.40 x d: 0.02).
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Third century capitals: 0.06.

Date: Third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio I, Capitolium, found in the vaults; see note on 1.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[D(eo) ?] s(ancto?) M(ithrae?)
[--- i]nuicto



1: Perhaps [d(is)] s(acrum) m(anibus)? IRT, 1952

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To the sacred [god] (or) to the [god], the sun, Mithras, [---] unconquered [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952 11, whence IRT, 2009 11, whence EDH 059011; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 11, above, 88; below, 70: Ward-Perkins, 1948 ( Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.3)