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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0787. Panel fragment

Description: Fragment from the lower part of a marble panel (w: 0.22 x h: 0.14 x d: 0.02).
Text: Inscribed on one face; the reverse face shows traces of the border of an earlier inscription.
Letters: Third century capitals: line 2, 0.04; line 3, 0.035.

Date: Third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---]ali suf[---]
[--- q]uadrigam [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] (line 2) ? sufete (case and number not known) [---] a four-horse chariot (accusative case ) [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 787, whence IRT, 2009, 787, whence EDH 059635; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Face: Tantillo, 2005 (DSCN1707)

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.X.31)