WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0785. Fragment from the Theatre.

Description: Part of a panel of cream marble (w: 0.19 x h: 0.31 x d: 0.04, no edges surviving).
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: Rustic capitals: line 1,4, 0.06; line 2, 0.03; line 3, 0.075.

Date: Second to third centuries CE (lettering)

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


[---]mo su[---]
[---]e hered[es ---]
[---]ciuṣ [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] (line 2) heir (case and number not known) [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 785, whence IRT, 2009, 785, whence EDH 059633; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 785, 704: Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DLM 1669 Leica)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXIV.33)