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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0380. Dedication to Faustina

Description: Elaborate marble console (w: 0.71 x h: 0.43 x d: 1.49, projection 0.60); the left-hand margin and left side appear to have been burned.
Text: Inscribed on the front upper border.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.05.

Date: After 141 CE (deification of Faustina)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, in the Temple of Liber Pater.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Ḍịuae Faustinae Lep(citani) p(ublice)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To deified Faustina, the Lepcitanians publicly.


Diva Faustina: PIR A 0715, https://pir.bbaw.de/id/1341, or 716, https://pir.bbaw.de/id/1342

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 380, whence IRT, 2009, 380, whence EDH 059303; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (BSR 49.III.8)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (AM Crown Copyright reserved)