WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0814. Fragment

Description: Block of grey limestone (w: 0.55 x h: 0.50 x d: 0.75).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: First century CE lapidary capitals: from top of block, line 1 (decapitated), 0.02; line 2, 0.045-0.18; line 3, 0.20-0.31; to bottom, 0.50.

Date: First century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: re-used as part of an architectural moulding presumably in the Forum Vetus.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Loose in the Forum Vetus, in the propylaea of the Curia (1948).


[---] ḌR[---]
[---] CAE[---]
[---]M [---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

(Not usefully translatable.)

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 814, whence IRT, 2009, 814, whence EDH 059665; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XIV.10)