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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0134. Fragmentary honours?

Description: The right-hand part of a panel of cream marble (w: 0.47 x h: 0.33).
Text: Inscribed within a moulded border.
Letters: Second century CE lapidary capitals: line 1, 0.065; line 2-3, 0.055.

Date: Second century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Findspot unrecorded
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


[---]oariam [c. 4]
[---] quae pro
[honore ---?]-s promiserat



1: The reading is certain. Perhaps there was an error in the text, giving summam hono(r)ariam IRT, 2009

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] which he had promised in return for the office of [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 134, whence IRT, 2009, 134, whence EDH 059110; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XI.10)

   Fig. 2. Above, 134; below, 182; Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 837 Leica)

   Fig. 3. Above, 134; below, 182; Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVIII.30)