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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0172. Fragments

Description: Two fragments, from the right-hand part of a marble panel (w: 0.45 x h: 0.41 x d: 0.70).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Third century CE capitals: line 1, 0.10; line 2-4, 0.075; line 5, 0.07.

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


[--- f]rater et
5[--- su]mmae et
[---] -ṃ in basiḷ[icam c]ọntulit



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] (line4) brother and [---] of (or to) the sum and [---] he/she contributed to the basilica.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 172, whence IRT, 2009, 172, whence EDH 059148; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr CS 218 (part))

   Fig. 2. From left: 76, 172; Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 784 Leica)

   Fig. 3. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CS 218)