WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0796. Fragment, perhaps a quarry-mark?

Description: Fragment of Numidian marble (w: 0.14 x h: 0.17, no edges surviving), part of a fluted pilaster, re-used.
Text: Inscribed on the reverse face. Just possibly a quarry-mark, although the inscribed surface has been dressed.
Letters: Roughly incised capitals: 0.02.

Date: Perhaps 191 CE (consuls)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio II, Hadrianic Baths
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.


[---] EBRADVV [---]
[---]it Calist[---]



1: Possibly Pedone Bradua co(n)s(ulibus), 191. Above line 1 is a rough surface, which may represent an erased line.

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] ?when Pedo and Bradua [were consuls---] Calist[---] (case of final name not known.)

Bibliography: Relazioni di Scavo 5.7.26; IRT, 1952, 796, whence IRT, 2009, 796, whence EDH 059645


None available (2021).