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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0495. Fragment

Description: Part of the lower right-hand corner of a panel of white marble (w: 0.49 x h: 0.36 x d: 0.02).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second to third centuries CE capitals: line 1, 0.145; line 2, 0.12.

Date: Second to third centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, Theatre.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---]s ((leaf)) Au[gust]-
[--- Lepci]tani ((leaf)) publice


[---]S AU[....]
[---.....]TANI PUBLICE

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] Augustus (case uncertain) [---] the Lepcitanians publicly.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 495, whence IRT, 2009, 495, whence EDH 059388; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 445a, 495; Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DLM 290 Lastre)