WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0084. Dedication? to third century emperor(s)

Description: Fragment of a marble panel (w: 0.14 x h: 0.12 x d: 0.13, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on the reverse face of a moulded panel.
Letters: Third century capitals, with traces of red paint: 0.06.

Date: Third century CE (lettering)

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


[---] Caesa[r ---]
[---] NN [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

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


Perhaps Caesares in view of the duplicated N in line 2, which probably indicates two (or more) Caesars.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 84, whence IRT, 2009, 84, whence EDH 059075; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: Above: Unidentified, Unidentified, 77; below: 84, Unidentified, Unidentified: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BS 48.XXVII.16)