WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1106. Dedication of an image of Hercules

Description: Block, broken at both ends, w: 0.31 x h: 0.30
Text: Inscribed on the face within a sunken panel, 0.07 deep.
Letters: 0.025-0.03

Date: Mid second to third century CE (lettering)

Findspot: Jabal Nafusah, Gasr el-Gezira; found in a local dwelling in 1952.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tripoli Castle.


[De]i Herculis simu[lacrum]
[---?] M(arcus) Pacatus Amil[---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Image of the god Hercules [ . . . ] Marcus Pacatus Amil[- ? made/dedicated it]

Bibliography: Brogan-Oates, 1953 79-80, whence AE 1955.196, EDH 019518


None available (2021).