Lintel of grey limestone (w:
2.71 x h:
0.51 x d:
broken in two pieces.
Text: Inscribed within a moulded tabella ansata (die, w: 1.24 x h: 0.50, ivy leaf in each ansa).
Letters: Rustic capitals: line 1-3, 0.06-0.065; line 4, 0.045-0.05.
Date: Second to third centuries CE (lettering)
Lepcis Magna: West Necropolis,
Gasr ed-Doueirat; Beside the mausoleum, on the left bank of the Wadi Lebdah, about 2 km. above Lepcis
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum, courtyard: over the doorway of the restored monument (2009)
Translation by: J. M. Reynolds
To Caius Marius Iovinus and Caius Marius and Maria Victorina and Marsus her son; Caius Marius Pudens Boccius Zurgem and Velia Longina Bibai, their parents had (scil. this) made for their children and grandson.
Bibliography: Bartoccini, 1925a, 322 , whence AE 1925.106; Romanelli, 1925 165 ff., whence AE 1926.167; IRT, 1952, 729, whence IRT, 2009, 729, whence EDH 025549; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.