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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0548. Fragment

Description: Fragment of a panel of cream marble (w: 0.20 x h: 0.23 x d: 0.025, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second century CE capitals: line 1, 0.05; line 3, 0.042; line4, 0.029.

Date: Second century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus. From the Temple of Magna Mater.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---]co(n)s(ul)- C[---]
[--- leg(at)- p]ro pr(aetore) di[ui ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---](line 3) consul [---] propraetorian [legate] of the deified [---] (case unknown)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 548, whence IRT, 2009, 548, whence EDH 059421; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXX.15)