Description: Broken block (w:
1.35 x h:
0.51 x d:
Text: Inscribed on one face within a moulded panel (die, w: 1.18 x h: 0.35).
Letters: Rustic capitals: line 1, 0.08-0.09; line 2-3, 0.06-0.07.
Date: Second to third century CE
Lepcis Magna: found on the East bank of the
together with a large number of architectural
and other fragments, apparently collected there for use in a tower of the fourth century wall.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
To Lucius Avillius Marsus, son of Caius Avillius Castus, of the Roman voting tribe Quirina; with the whole city calling for it the city council decreed a two-horse chariot; his father, satisfied with the honour, erected it at his own expense to a most dutiful son.