WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0667a. Sculptor's signature

Description: A statue base of brown limestone, supporting a statue of Mithras, now headless. Uniform with IRT 667b
Text: Inscribed on one face: die, surviving width w: 0.48 x h: 0.05
Letters: Capitals: 0.03.

Date: First to fourth century CE (nomenclature)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, beside the Baptistry.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


Aristius Antiochus fec(it)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Aristius Antiochus had (scil. this) made.


Antiochus also in IRT 667b.

Bibliography: Caputo, 1949c, 205-7, pl. lvi; IRT, 1952, 667.a, whence IRT, 2009, 667.a; EDH 059519; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Detail: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XV.35)

   Fig. 2. The monument: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XV.36)