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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0458. Fragmentary dedication to Gallienus

Description: Two fragments from the upper part of a panel of cream marble (w: 0.13 x h: 0.11 x d: 0.03 and w: 0.13 x h: 0.08 x d: 0.03).
Text: Inscribed within a moulded border.
Letters: Late form of Rustic capitals: 0. 09.

Date: CE 253-268 (reign)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: found in the Forum Severianum.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[Imp(eratori) Caes(ari) P(ublio) Lici]nio Gall[ieno Pio Feli]ci inu[icto Aug(usto) ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[To Emperor Caesar Publius Lici]nius Gallienus [Pius] Felix Invictus [Augustus---]

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo 16.2.28; IRT, 1952, 458, whence IRT, 2009, 458, whence EDH 059359; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.13)