0.86 x h:
0.57 x d:
0.30) of fine grey limestone, inscribed within a narrow border (die, w:
0.79 x h:
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Irregular capitals: 0.04.
Date: CE 6 (prosopography)
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
Sacred to Mars Augustus. Under the auspices of the emperor Caesar Augustus, chief priest, father of the country, and the leadership of Cossus Lentulus, consul, member of the committee of the fifteen for religious ceremonies (at Rome), proconsul, the province of Africa was freed from the war with the Gaetuli. The city of Lepcis (scil. set this up).
Bibliography: Romanelli, 1939, I: 99ff., fig 9, whence AE, 1940.68, Archäologischer Anzeiger 1940, 552, mentioned AE, 1941, page 33; Aurigemma, 1940c, 12ff., fig. 7 whence AE, 1948.6b,; IRT, 1952, 301, whence IRT, 2009, 301; discussed Guey, 1953 341, whence AE 1954.201a; EDH 018185; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.