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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0487. Fragment

Description: block (w: 1.25 x h: 0.43 x d: 0.50) of compact grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.185.

Date: First to third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, behind the Temple of Liber Pater, west of the Byzantine Wall, near the sea-shore.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---] co(n)s(ul)- V [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] consul for the fifth time [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 487, whence IRT, 2009, 487, whence EDH 059380; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVI.18)