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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0870. Fragment

Description: Fragment of a monumental inscription, cut on the reverse face of a re-used moulded base of yellow limestone (w: 0.35 x h: 0.57, depth unknown).
Text: Inscribed on the reverse face.
Letters: Capitals: 0.07.

Date: First-fourth centuries CE (lettering)

Findspot: Eastern Jabal: Ain Wif (map ref. Q 643965 see 868), on the hillside between the spring and the Roman road-station.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Unknown


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English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Not translatable

Bibliography: Goodchild and Ward-Perkins, 1949, 88, whence mentioned AE, 1950, page 45 ; IRT, 1952, 870, whence IRT, 2009, 870, whence EDH 059717; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR

   Fig. 2. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR