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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0586. Fragmentary funerary inscription

Description: Fragment of a panel (w: 0.11 x h: 0.13, no edges surviving) of grey marble.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Roughly incised capitals: 0.03.

Date: First to third century CE (titulature)

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


[---] IC leg(?)[---]
[---]t uixi[t ---]
[annos] XXXX[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] ?of legion [---] he lived forty (up to forty-nine) years [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 586, whence IRT, 2009, 586, whence EDH 059447; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.X.31)

   Fig. 2. From left: above, IRT 754b, IRT 586, IRT 762 below, IRT 581.d, IRT 555: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXIV.9)