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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0483. Fragmentary honours?

Description: block (w: 0.53 x h: 0.59 x d: 0.11) of grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face with moulding at top and bottom.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: from top of block; line 1, 0.085- 0.185; line 2, 0.225-0.335; line 3, 0.35-0.425; to bottom, 0.59.

Date: First to third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Al Khums: found re-used in a building. (Bartoccini MS notes).
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---] Caesaris [---]
[---flamen? Cla?]udialisqu[e---]
[---] -dia L(uci) f(ilia) Poli[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] of Caesar[--- Cla?]udial [---] (probably a reference to a priest of the cult of the emperor Claudius at Rome) [---]dia Poli[---]daughter of Lucius [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 483, whence IRT, 2009, 483, whence EDH 059376; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XV.38)