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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0761. Funerary fragment

Description: Fragment from the upper part of a re-used marble panel (w: 00.9 x h: 0.19 x d: 0.035) with a moulding on the reverse face.
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Irregular capitals: 0.025.

Date: First-fourth centuries CE (content)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, Theatre.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[D(is)] m(anibus) s(acrum)
[---] mag[---]
[---] m(enses) III [---]
5 [---] VII pr[idie ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Sacred to the gods below. [---he/she lived ? years] three months [and ? days, and died on the] seventh [day] before [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 761, whence IRT, 2009, 761, whence EDH 059608; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 761, 510: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXIV.28)