WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0248. Acclamation of greeting

Description: The inscription on a mosaic pavement, is in red tesserae on a white ground and framed within a tabella ansata (w: 0.60 x h: 0.25).
Text: Inscribed in mosaic.
Letters: Third or fourth century CE lettering: 0.14 0.16 .

Date: Third or fourth century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Tripoli: near en-Ngila, north of Suani Ben-Adem (map ref. L 4155 approx.), in the frigidarium of a domestic building in the Pozzolino Concession; partially excavated in 1928.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Now in temporary storage at Sabratha (1952)


Bene laua



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Wash weline

Bibliography: Bartoccini, 1928b, 102 ff., fig. 34.; IRT, 1952, 248, whence IRT, 2009, 248, whence EDH 059217; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. B. 1682)