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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0731. Fragmentary dedication

Description: block (surviving, w: 0.99 x h: 0.37 x d: 0.50) of compact grey limestone, much battered.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Approximately 0.075.

Date: First to fourth centuries CE (terminology)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, on the North wall of the Temple of Rome and Augustus.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---] dedicauit Mu[---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] Mu[---] dedicated [---]


Almost certainly to be identified with Méhier de Mathuisieulx, 1906 79, whence CIL VIII, suppl.4, 1916 22676 and perhaps with Cagnat and Merlin, 1923, I(b) .

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 731, whence IRT, 2009, 731, whence EDH 059579; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XVII.8)