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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0691. Fragmentary honours for Deusonius

Description: Moulded marble base (w: 0.75 x h: 1.50 x d: 0.70).
Text: Formally inscribed on one face within a moulded panel, from which the text has been erased, leaving only the word flanked by formal sprays above the die.
Letters: Fourth century CE capitals: 0.05.

Date: Fourth century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: , Forum Severianum, East Portico.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


((palm)) Deusonii ((palm))



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

(scil. In honour) of Deusonius [---] (or) The Deusonii (nominative case) [---]

English translation

Translation source: LSA, 2012

(Statue of) Deusonius. ...

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 691, whence IRT, 2009, 691; Tantillo-Bigi, 2010, 65, whence LSA, 2012, 2210 (Tantillo and Bigi), EDH (Bigi, 2014) 059542; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DLM 234 Lastre)

   Fig. 2. Front face: Tantillo (2008)

   Fig. 3. Upper moulding, with text: Tantillo (2008)

   Fig. 4. Left side: Tantillo (2008)

   Fig. 5. Back and top: Tantillo (2008)