WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0072. Dedication? to anonymous emperor

Description: Fragment, probably from the lower edge, of a marble panel (w: 0.25 x h: 0.265).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second to third centuriy capitals: line 1, 0.075; line 2, 0.07; line 3, 0.055.

Date: Second to early third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio II, Antonine Temple (Bartoccini MS notes)
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


[---i]mp(erator)- II c[o(n)s(ul)]- [---]
[---]s XII qu[---]
[---] lacun[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] acclaimed victor twice, consul [? times, holding tribunician power] for the twelfth time [---] pools of water [---] (case unknown)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 72, whence IRT, 2009, 72, whence EDH 059063; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Above: Two fragments of 142, with an unidentified fragment; below, from left, Unidentified, 72: Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 821 Leica)

   Fig. 2. From left, Unidentified, 72: Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 900 Leica)