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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0491. Fragment

Description: Damaged balustrade block of compact grey limestone (w: 0.51 x h: 0.43 x d: 0.50) with moulding above, from a monumental inscription.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.19.

Date: First to third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, Punic Market (insula 4-5).
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot





English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Not usefully translatable, although what survives may be the figure five.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 491, whence IRT, 2009, 491, whence EDH 059384; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XI.21)

   Fig. 2. Face: Tantillo (2005)