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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0386. Fragmentary dedication? to Marcus Aurelius or Septimius Severus

Description: Fragment of a marble balustrade panel (w: 0.22 x h: 0.23 x d: 0.06), re-used.
Text: Inscribed on the reverse face.
Letters: Second to early third centuries CE capitals: 0.055.

Date: Second to early third centuries CE (lettering, reign)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, in the Curia.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---] diụi [---]
[--- i]ṃp(erator)- IX[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] of the deified [---], acclaimed victor nine times [---]


Line 2. M. Aurelius or Septimius Severus.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 386, whence IRT, 2009, 386, whence EDH 059309; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.30)