WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0661. Dedication

Description: Moulded base (w: 0.70 x h: 0.47 0.50) of grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face; of the same form as 326, 327, 333, 337, 340.
Letters: Irregular capitals: line 1, 0.06; line 2, 0.05.

Date: First to fourth century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, behind the Temple of Liber Pater, W of the Byzantine Waline The upper right-hand corner is now missing.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Rucem fratri



1: The letters RI now missing are read from the Superintendency photograph

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

? To Ammicar Rucem, his brother, ( or) Rucem to his brother, Ammicar.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 661, whence IRT, 2009, 661, whence EDH 059513; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XV.29)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. CLM 946)