WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0297. Fragmentary dedication to Liber Pater

Description: altar (w: 0.62 x h: 1 .22 x d: 0.60) of white marble.
Text: Inscribed on one face within a moulded panel (die, w: 0.34 x h: 0.57); on the side faces, crossed thyrsi in relief. Uniform with 288. The text has been erased.
Letters: Lettering: 0.055

Date: First-third centuries CE (content)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio II, Hadrianic Baths, at the West end of the South portico of the Palaestra.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


⟦L[ibero] Pa[tri]⟧
⟦ g̣[e]ṇ[io] coḷ(oniae) ⟧



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Liber Pater, genius of the colony.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 297, whence IRT, 2009, 297; EDH 059255


   Fig. 1. Face: Tantillo (2008)

   Fig. 2. Right side: Tantillo (2005)

   Fig. 3. Left side: Tantillo, 2008 (P1050831)

   Fig. 4. Reverse: Tantillo (2008)

   Fig. 5. Top: Tantillo, 2008 (P1050828)