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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0492. Fragmentary dedication?

Description: Two fragments of a marble panel (w: 0.07 x h: 0.10 x d: 0.025 and w: 0.23 x h: 0.16 x d: 0.025, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Mannered Rustic capitals: 0.07.

Date: Second to early third centuries CE (titulature, lettering)

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


[I]mp(erator)- [Ca]es(ar)- M(arc)- Au[reli]- [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius [---] (case unknown)

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo 26.9.30; IRT, 1952, 492, whence IRT, 2009, 492, whence EDH 059385; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXIII.20)