WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0061. Fragment from imperial titulature

Description: The upper right-hand corner of a block of sandstone (w: 0.46 x h: 0.29 x d: 0.27) from a monumental inscription, formerly stuccoed.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: surviving height 0.205, originally c.0.25.

Date: Unknown.

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio II, East Forum Temple. Found in the precinct, to which it probably belongs.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---]III [---]



G (or C), rather than S, is the probable reading; perhaps... desig(nat-) III...

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

(Perhaps) [---] designated (scil. consul) for the third time [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 61, whence IRT, 2009, 61, whence EDH 059052; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVIII.17)