Description: Three blocks (each w:
0.51 x h:
1.08 x d:
0.36) of hard brown limestone.
Text: Inscribed on the face, a on the upper row of blocks, b on the row below
Letters: Lapidary capitals: a) line 1, 0.15; line 2, 0.135; line 3, 0.105;b) line 1, 0.10; line 2, 0.12.
Date: ?CE 202: GODOT (titulature)
Sabratha: Regio I,
in the Justinian church, between the Forum and the sea.
Found re-used in the construction of the church, along with many plain and moulded blocks from the same monument.
Original location: A large base, possibly for a quadriga ( 8.84 7.34 ), the remains of which have been identified at a cross-roads to the west of the Theatre.
Last recorded location: Findspot
a.2: [X], suggested by the length of the line Kenrick, 1986
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
a. [To Emperor Caesar Lucius Septimus Severus] Pius Pertinax Augustus, Victor in Arabia, [Uictor in Adiabene, greatest Victor in Parthia], chief [priest], holding tribunician power [for the ? time, acclaimed Victor ? times, consul for the ? time] father of the country
b. (Set up) in accordance with the will [of---] Quintus Caecilius ( case unknown) [---]