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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0234. Fragmentary dedication?

Description: Fragmentary sandstone block (surviving, w: 0.82 x h: 0.52 x d: 0.35), formerly stuccoed and now badly weathered.
Text: Inscribed on one face with part of a monumental inscription.
Letters: Lapidary capitals, probably first century: 0.21.

Date: Probably first century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Tripoli: Oea: The Spanish Fort: found in 1914-1915 during demolition of the fort.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tripoli Castle.


[---] proco(n)[s(ul)]- [---]
[---]ịs nọ[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] proconsul (governor) [---]

Bibliography: Romanelli, 1916, 329, fig. 17; Cagnat and Merlin, 1923, 5; IRT, 1952, 234, whence IRT, 2009, 234, whence EDH 059206; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections..


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XVIII.27)