WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0065. Dedication? to an Antonine emperor

Description: Fragment from the upper part of a marble panel (w: 0.25 x h: 0.27), a pair perhaps with 71, which it closely resembles.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.08.

Date: Second to early third centuries CE (lettering)

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


[I]mp(erator)- Cae[s(ar)]- [---]
[A]ntoni[n ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Emperor Caesar [---] Antoninus [---] (case unknown)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 65, whence IRT, 2009, 65, whence EDH 059056; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CS 220)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr CS 274 bis)