WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0185. Fragmentary honours?

Description: Fragment of a marble panel (w: 0.28 x h: 0.29, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face
Letters: Fourth century CE capitals: 0.055.

Date: Fourth century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Sabratha: Amphitheatre, found in the underground corridor which bisects the arena (Bartoccini, MS notes)
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


[---]iuit cons[---]
[---]sset pra[---]
[---] ḍiligens per[---]
[---]enet ex quibu[s ---]
5 [---] simul stant ga[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] (line 3) diligent ? through [---] from which things [---] they stand at the same time [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 185, whence IRT, 2009, 185, whence EDH 059161; Montali, 2015 54; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 830 Leica, dated 1925)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XI.11)

   Fig. 3. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVIII.31)