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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0432. Dedication to Fulvia Plautilla

Description: Moulded base (width by measurable height, w: 0.50 x h: 0.70) of limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face within a moulded panel (die, width by by measurable height: w: 0.45 x h: 0.50).
Letters: 0.06.

Date: CE 201/202 (prosopography)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, South of the Theatre; described in 1811; half buried in the sand when seen by Bartoccini.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[⟦Fuluiae Plau-
tillae Aug(ustae)⟧]
Antonini Aug(usti)
Pii sponsae
5dedicante Fl(auio) Celere proc(uratore)
lib(erti) et familia splendidis-
simi uectig(alis) IIII p(ublicorum) A(fricae)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

To Fulvia Plautilla Augusta (all erased) promised bride of Antoninus Augustus Pius; Flavius Celer, equestrian imperial agent, dedicated (scil. this); the freedmen and family (scil. of slaves) in the service of the splendid tax of the four public dues of Africa gave (scil. it)


Fulvia Plautilla: PIR F 0564, https://pir.bbaw.de/id/11143. Erased after the damnatio of Fulvius Plautianus in 205.

Flavius Celer: https://pir.bbaw.de/id/6028

Bibliography: CIL VIII, suppl.4, 1916 22670 a; ILS 8918; Reynolds, 1951 120-121; De Laet, 1949 256; IRT, 1952, 432, whence IRT, 2009, 432, whence EDH 021701


None available (2021).