WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0904. Fragment

Description: Fragmentary block of weathered limestone, inscribed within a broken tabella ansata (die, w: 0.30 x h: 0.18).
Text: Inscribed within a broken tabella ansata.
Letters: Rough capitals: 0.14.

Date: First-fourth centuries CE (context)

Findspot: Gasr Chanifes, Wadi Scetaf (map ref. W 6379), among the ruins of two tombs adjoining a group of large fortified farms. Recorded in 1948 by Goodchild.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot (1948)


VSỊ [---]



Possibly u(otum) s(oluit) l(ibens) [...

English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

(Possibly) [---] he/she paid their vow willingly [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 904, whence IRT, 2009, 904, whence EDH 059745; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections.


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DTV 342)