WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0159. Funerary fragment

Description: Fragment from the upper part of a marble panel (w: 0.50 x h: 0.75 x d: 0.13), probably part of a sarcophagus front, inscribed within a wreath(die, diam. 0.54), with a flange above and traces of a supporting figure (?) to R.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Third century CE capitals: 0.05-0.055.

Date: Third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Found in the Concessione Secchi, 500m. S of the former railway station at Sabratha (map ref. P 833605)
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


D(is) m(anibus)
[---]((stop)) tri- ((stop))
5 [---]U


[---] TRI

4: TRI between stops.

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To the gods below of Domitius [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 159, whence IRT, 2009, 159, whence EDH 059135; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS Leica)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CS 253)