WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1113. Funerary inscription

Description: Broken sandstone cippus w: 0.35 x h: 0.17
Text: Inscribed on the face
Letters: 0.03-0.04

Date: Third century CE (context)

Findspot: Wadi Zemzem: Gheriat el-Garbia, re-used in the wall of a mosque
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


[D(is) m(anibus)] s(acrum)
[mil]es leg(ionis) III
[Aug(ustae) u(ixit) a(nnos) XX]III m(enses) (sic)



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

Sacred [to the gods below: -]us soldier of the Third Legion [Augusta, lived 2]3 [years ?months [ . . .

Bibliography: Di Vita, 1966 8, p. 100, plate 40a, whence AE 1967.545, EDH 015199


None available (2021).