WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1049. Fragment

Description: Lower right corner of a limestone block: w: 0.30 x h: 0.52 x d: 0.11-0.13.
Text: Inscribed on one face, within a tabella ansata which is defined by a raised border; the last letter is outside the border
Letters: Very rough local fourth-fifth century capitals; 0.035-0.04; lines 2-3, 0.03; lines 4-5 slope upwards

Date: Fourth-fifth century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Eastern Jabal: in a hut at Muagen Ngorta, Wadi Scetaj
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tripoli Castle.


[---]NI SYT
5[---]( vac. 1)CHRUSUBUN


[---]NI SYT

English translation

Translation source: Kerr, 2010

(What can be read of this text is unintelligible)

Bibliography: Brogan-Reynolds, 1960 7 and plate XVIII.b, whence AE 1962, page 73, Elmayer, 1997, 65, Kerr, 2010, 208 (where see bibliography)


   Fig. 1. Department of Antiquities