WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0797. Fragment, perhaps a quarry-mark?

Description: Fragment of a panel (w: 0.32 x h: 0.26 x d: 0.07, no edges surviving), of white marble.
Text: Inscribed on the back of a fluted pilaster.
Letters: Late third century capitals, very roughly incised: 0.055; perhaps a quarry-mark.

Date: Late third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Findspot unrecorded
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Lepcis Museum.





English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---](line 2) ?emperor [---] (case and number not known. )

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 797, whence IRT, 2009, 797, whence EDH 059646; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. From left: 791, 797: Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XXII.10)