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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0385. Fragmentary dedication? to Antoninus Pius or Commodus

Description: Two fragments from the upper part of a marble panel (w: 0.26 x h: 0.15 x d: 0.03 and w: 0.20 x h: 0.11 x d: 0.03).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: approx. 0.18.

Date: Second century CE (reign)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, Theatre.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[Im]p(erator)- C[aes(ar)?]- Ael[i---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[Em]peror C[aesar Titus (or Lucius)] Aelius [---] (case not known)


Either Antoninus Pius or Commodus.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 385, whence IRT, 2009, 385, whence EDH 059308; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: Above, 697, part; below, 493, Unidentified: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVI.12)