WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0794k. Quarry-mark

Description: On the reverse face of a fragment of a panel of Numidian marble (giallo antico): w: 0.23 x h: 0.39 x d: 0.05.
Text: Roughly incised on undressed surface.
Letters: 0.04.

Date: Second to third centuries CE (context)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Forum Vetus, in the Temple of Liber Pater.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---] NEQVADO [---]
[---] XXXVI [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---](line 2) thirty-six (up to thirty-nine)

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo 18.3.34; Bartoccini, 1929, 95 ; IRT, 1952, 794, whence IRT, 2009, 794, whence EDH 067697; see also Ward-Perkins, 1951 89-90; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Left, from top, IRT 794f, IRT 794g, IRT 794h, to right IRT 794k: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.9)