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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0326. Dedication to Augustus

Description: Low moulded base (w: 0.70 x h: 0.65 x d: 0.50) of grey limestone inscribed on one face; one of a series of five uniform bases, see also 327, 333, 337, 340. Dated by 337 in 45- 46.
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: Irregular capitals: 0.05-0.06.

Date: CE 45-46 (see 337)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, behind the Temple of Rome and Augustus.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Diuo Augusto



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To the deified Augustus.

Bibliography: Aurigemma, 1940c, 31, fig.15, whence AE 1948.12; IRT, 1952, 326, whence IRT, 2009, 326, whence EDH 019698; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 337, 326: Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CLM 1090)