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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0339. Fragmentary dedication to Claudius

Description: Mutilated block (w: 0.94 x h: 0.35 x d: 0.26) of fine-grained grey limestone, from a monumental inscription.
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals (decapitated): approx. 0.13.

Date: CE 41-54. (reign)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, beside the road opposite Church II.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Ti(berio) Claudio [Drusi f(ilio) Caesari Aug(usto) Germanico]
⟦[po]nt(ifici) [m]a[ximo]⟧[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Tiberius Claudius [Caesar, Augustus, Germanicus, son of Drusus], chief priest (at Rome), [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 339, whence IRT, 2009, 339, whence EDH 059274; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.X.35)