Description: Base (w:
0.565 x h:
0.62 x d:
0.235) of brown limestone
moulded at top and bottom of the outer and rear faces; rough on the flat inner face, from which a socket runs to the centre
and extends into the upper face.
Text: Inscribed on one flat face.
Letters: Rustic capitals: 0.05-0.035.
Date: CE 120: GODOT (internal date)
Lepcis Magna: Regio V,
Theatre, on the stage.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
Emperor Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus, son of deified Trajan, victor in Parthia, grandson of deified Nerva, chief priest holding tribunician power for the fourth time, consul for the third, raised the question of permanent water supply. Quintus Servilius Candidus brought it at his own expense.
Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 358.a, whence IRT, 2009, 358a, whence EDH 059284; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.