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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0599b. Building inscriptions for benches

Description: Limestone bench; uniform with IRT 599a and apparently from a series.
Text: Inscribed on the front border (die, w: 0.80 x h: 0.07).
Letters: Irregular capitals: 0.04.

Date: First to third centuries CE (titulature)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio II, Hadrianic Baths.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot; now lost


Aediles s(ua) p(ecunia) d(ono) d(ederunt)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

The aediles gave (scil. this) at their own expense.


To this series belongs a group of six benches (whole or fragmentary) inscribed in Neo-Punic (Neo-Punic 12): see on IRT 599a.

Bibliography: Bartoccini, 1929 78; IRT, 1952, 599, whence IRT, 2009, 599, whence EDH 067674


None available (2021).