WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0250. Funerary fragment

Description: Fragment from the upper right-hand corner of a panel (w: 0.48 x h: 0.18 x d: 0.02) of grey marble.
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.065.

Date: First-third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Tripoli: Oea: on the Azizia road, just outside Tripoli. Found in 1940.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tripoli Castle.


[---]simi uixit



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---he/she---] lived [---]XIII.


The age may be 13, or another age ending in 3.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 250, whence IRT, 2009, 250, whence EDH 059219; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DTV 695 Leica)