WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0088. Fragment mentioning a legate

Description: Part of the lower edge of a panel (w: 0.28 x h: 0.21 x d: 0.018) of white marble.
Text: Inscribed within a moulded border.
Letters: Second to third century capitals: 0.07.

Date: Second to third centuries CE (lettering)

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


[---]m leg(atum) leg(ionis) [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] legate (commander) of legion [---] (accusative case)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 88, whence IRT, 2009, 88, whence EDH 059079; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 11, above, 88; below, 70: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.3)