WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0722. Fragment

Description: block (w: 0.68 x h: 0.24 x d: 0.20) of grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Lapidary capitals: from top of block, line 1, 0.05-0.13; to top of line 2 (truncated), 0.205.

Date: First to second centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Findspot unrecorded. Formerly in Homs Museum
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---]ọ -Macedo[---]
[---?] E[---]



2: E may be the first letter of the line, or follow a long gap, but in the damaged state of the stone this is not certain.

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] Macedo[---] (case unknown)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 722, whence IRT, 2009, 722, whence EDH 059571; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XVII.27)

   Fig. 2. From left: Above: 749, 722; below 590ad, 314: Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. B. 832)