WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0235. Fragmentary dedication?

Description: Rough block (w: 0.435 x h: 0.11 x d: 0.50) of grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one of the narrow faces.
Letters: Third to fourth century capitals: 0.045.

Date: Third to fourth centuries (lettering)

Findspot: Tripoli: Oea: findspot unrecorded
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tripoli Castle.


[---] UICUḶM[.]O EỌR pontifice [---]
[---] ỌO[.]ẸTỤAẸṬPỌ[c. 4]RPUḄAD[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] priest (ablative case)[---]


Line 1: EOR: perhaps eq(uite) R(omano)> (Roman Knight).

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 235, whence IRT, 2009, 235, whence EDH 059207; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DTV 683 Leica)