WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0756. Fragment

Description: Block (w: 0.80 x h: 0.51 x d: 0.43) of compact grey limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face; the lower edge was probably moulded, and the surface of the left part of the inscribed face has been roughly chiselled back.
Letters: First century lapidary capitals: from top of block; line 1, 0.01-0.20; line 2, 0.24-0.40; to bottom, 0.51.

Date: First century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, behind the Temple of Rome and Augustus, west of the Byzantine Wall, near the sea-shore.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---] ⟦ TR ⟧ OL [---]
[---] ⟦[T]et⟧tiu- [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---](line 2) ? [T]ettiu[s (nominative or accusative)---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 756, whence IRT, 2009, 756, whence EDH 059603; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1947 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 47.XII.18)