WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0596a. Donation by M. Fuluius Saturninus

Description: A rectangular base of grey limestone w: 0.91 x h: 0.23 x d: 0.38 surviving; closely similar to IRT 596b
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: Lapidary capitals: line 1, 0.055; line 2, 0.045.

Date: First to second century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, lying on the South wall of the Temple of Rome and Augustus
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


M(arcus) Fuluius Saturninus
flamen Ti(beri) Caesaris Aug(usti) d(ono) d(edit)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Marcus Fulvius Saturninus, flamen of Tiberius Caesar Augustus, gave (scil. this) as a gift.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 596.a, whence IRT, 2009, 596.a, whence EDH 059455; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XII.21)