WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0831. Fragmentary Christian? text

Description: Block of sandstone (w: 0.87 x h: 0.52 x d: 0.155) stuccoed .
Text: Incised on one face.
Letters: Irregular lettering: 0.12.

Date: Fourth-seventh centuries CE (content)

Findspot: Lepcis Magna: Regio V, Theatre.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[---]ιοϲ τοῦ



1: θέσις suggested by Robert

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] ?son of the blessed [---]osius

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 831, whence PHI 189663, Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique 1953.257, p. 204, whence PHI 189664; IRT, 2009, 831, whence EDH 059682; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins, 1948 (Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR 48.XIII.28)