WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0035. Dedication? to a son of Septimius Severus

Description: Upper part of a moulded marble base (surviving, w: 0.64 x h: 0.28 x d: 0.25).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Local second to third century capitals: 0.045.

Date: CE 198-211 (reign)

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio II, found in the street in front of the Antonine Temple.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: On the wall of the adjacent fountain (1947)


[I]mp(eratori) Caesari Imperato-
[r]is Caesaris Luci Septi-
[mi Seueri Pii --- filio ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Emperor Caesar, [son of] Emperor Caesar Lucius Septimius [Severus Pius ---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 35, whence IRT, 2009, 35, whence EDH 059030; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.VII.18)