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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0883. Funerary inscription for Aelia Donata

Description: block (w: 0.34 x h: 0.43) of brown limestone.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second to third centuries CE capitals: 0.5.

Date: Second to third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Wādī Sawfajjīn: Upper Sofeggin Basin : From an unidentified site in the Upper Sofeggin area
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Now built into the central courtyard of the Fort at Mizda.


[D(is)] m(anibus) s(acrum)
Aelia D-
[o]nata uixit
[a]nnis trib(us)



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

Sacred to the gods below. Aelia Donata lived for three years.

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 883, whence IRT, 2009, 883, whence EDH 059729; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. neg. ETAL)