WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1239. Christian funerary text (Sirte catacomb)

Description: Plaque of plaster, inscribed with the form of a tabula ansata. From a group originally plastered over the openings of loculi, which measure approximately: w: 1.75 x h: 0.45
Text: Inscribed within the tabula ansata.

Date: Fourth century CE (context)

Findspot: Syrtica: Sirte, Hypogeum, in the piazza opposite the old Turkish barracks.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot


Auo Aniboni
sanu V



1: Avo [A]niboni Bartoccini, 1928c
2: s(ub) ann(no?) (quinto) Bartoccini, 1928c

English translation

Translation source: Elmayer, 1997

Lived Aniboni . . . years

English translation

Translation source: Kerr, 2010

Anibonius lived 5 years

Bibliography: Mentioned and indexed IRT, 1952, 855, whence mentioned IRT, 2009, 855; Bartoccini, 1928c 8, p. 195; p. 192, tav. I, whence EDCS 75200103, Elmayer, 1997, 6a, p.337, Kerr, 2010 211, no.1 (where see bibliography)


None available (2021).