WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0502. Fragment

Description: Fragment of a marble panel (w: 0.39 x h: 0.35 x d: 0.035, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Mannered Rustic capitals: 0.13.

Date: Second to early third centuries CE (lettering)

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


[--- c]o(n)s(ul)- IIII p̣ṛ[oco(n)s(ul)]- [---]
[---] II [---]



1: pr(oco(n)s(ul)- or p(at)- p(atriae)

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---]consul for the fourth time, pr[oconsul?---] two [---] (cases of nouns unknown)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 502, whence IRT, 2009, 502, whence EDH 059395; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.X.36)