WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0034. Dedication? to Septimius Severus

Description: Fragment from the left edge of a marble panel (w: 0.14 x h: 0.15 x d: 0.018).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second to third century capitals: 0.08.

Date: CE 193-211 (reign)

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


diui [---]
L(uci)- Sept[imi]- [Seuer- ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] of the deified[---] Lucius Septimius Severus ( case unknown)[---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 34, whence IRT, 2009, 34, whence EDH 059029; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 137; Above, 47, Unidentified; Below: 1, 99: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXVII.15)