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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0211. Christian funerary inscription of Laurentius

Description: Tomb-slab (w: 0.29 x h: 0.37) of grey marble.
Text: Inscribed within a narrow horizontal frame, in the left border of which is a schematic plant.
Letters: 0.06-0.075.

Date: Fifth to sixth centuries CE (context)

Findspot: Sabratha: Regio I, The South Forum Portico necropolis.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot


Bon(a)e m(emoria)e Laurenti



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To the good memory of Laurentius.

Bibliography: Bartoccini, Basiliche, 3; IRT, 1952, 211, whence IRT, 2009, 211, whence EDH 059187; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections..


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.VIII.32)