WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0716. Fragment

Description: Block (measurable length, w: 1.15 x h: 0.54 x d: 0.51) terminating at one end in a triangle.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: 0.19.

Date: First to second centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Wadi Lebdah. Seen by Aurigemma in 1912, half buried in the sand beside the caravan route from Homs to the oasis of Sahel el-Ahàmed, as it passes the hill Sidi Barcu.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot (1912)


Ḷ(ucius) Iunius Afer [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Lucius Junius Afer [ . . .


Iunius Afer: PIR I 0728, https://pir.bbaw.de/id/7912

Bibliography: Aurigemma, 1930 90-91ff., fig. 8; IRT, 1952, 716, whence IRT, 2009, 716, whence EDH 059565


None available (2021).