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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0404. Dedication to Julia Domna

Description: base, in plan three sides of an octagon (maximum width w: 0.68 x h: 0.28 x d: 0.34), moulded at the top and bottom of the three faces.
Text: Inscribed on the central face (die, w: 0.41 x h: 0.15). Uniform width 400 and 429 which are dated by 400 in 216.
Letters: Rustic capitals: line 1, 0.025; line 2, 0.03; line 3, 0.025; line 4, 0.02.

Date: CE 216 from dates of matching dedication, 400

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Severianum: Severan Basilica, west aisle.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Iuliae Augustae matri imperatoris Caes(aris)
M(arci) Aurelli Antonini Pii Felicis Augusti
et castrorum <et> senatus et patriae
Lepcitani Septimiani



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Julia Augusta, mother of emperor Caesar Marcus Aurellius Antoninus Pius Felix Augustus and of the camps and of the senate and of the (?his) country; the Septimian Lepcitanians.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 404, whence IRT, 2009, 404, whence EDH 059323; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DLM 333 Leica)