panel of grey marble
0.67 x h:
Text: Inscribed within a narrow border (die, w: 0.55 x h: 0.54).
Letters: Late second to third centuries lapidary capitals: lines 1-2, 0.055; remainder, 0.045.
Date: Late second to third centuries CE (lettering)
Sabratha: Regio I, Capitolium, some fragments were found in the vaults (see note on 1), and the lower left-hand part
was found re-used in the late fourth century paving at the W end of the N Forum Portico (see also 23, 27, 41, 43)
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Some fragments in vault of Capitolium; lower left-hand part in Sabratha Museum.
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
To Caius Anicius Fronto, of the Roman voting tribe Quirina, honoured with a public horse, son of Anicius Bassianus, quaestor, aedile, duovir, designated quinquennial duovir, lover of his country; the citizens (scil. set this up) on account of his merits, Quintus Flavius Hicetas was in charge (scil. of the erection).
ImagesFig. 1. Lines 4-8, left side; Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 902 Leica)
Fig. 2. From left: Above, 95 (lines 4-8); Below: 135, 81; Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 822 Leica)
Fig. 3. From left: 133, 95, lines 1-4, 4-8 (right side); Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 779 Leica)
Fig. 4. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CS 218)
Fig. 5. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CS 218)