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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0279. Dedication to Antinous Frugifer

Description: Right-hand side of a panel (w: 0.32 x h: 0.51 x d: 0.04) of white marble.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Rather irregular capitals; line 1- 3, 0.06; line 4, 0.055.

Date: After 130 CE (deification of Antinous)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: From the Forum Vetus, Temple of Liber Pater.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[( vac. ) d]ẹo ( vac. )
[Lepcita]ni publice



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Antinous, god who brings fruits; the Lepcitanians (scil. set this up) publicly.

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo, 27:5:34; Goodchild, 1949, 29-30 , whence AE, 1950.205; IRT, 1952, 279, whence IRT, 2009, 279, whence EDH 022051; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXIV.8)