WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0272. votive fragment

Description: Right-hand side of a panel (width incomplete w: 0.32 x h: 0.25) of grey-flecked white marble.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lettering: 0.04-0.045.

Date: First-third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Findspot unrecorded
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---] honoratus
[---]forus Cirten(sis)
[---]ris deum u(otum) s(oluit)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] honoured (nominative case) [---]forus (end of a name in the nominative case) of Cirta[---the mother] (case unknown) of the gods, paid his vow.


Line 3: Perhaps .. sacerdos matris deum. see also 567 .

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 272, whence IRT, 2009, 272, whence EDH 059238; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkin, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XV.19A)