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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1521. Ostrakon: Military report

Description: Ceramic ostrakon (w: 0.085 x h: 0.045 x d: 0.01–0.012).
Text: Letters painted on one side.
Letters: No measurements

Date: 253 - 259; 15 December (context, internal date)

Findspot: Bu Njem: Fort, in the Principia.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Tripoli National Museum. (Inv. no. 68-111)


XVIII Kal(endas) Ịạn(uarias) n(umerus) LVIII
[in] his librarius I



English translation

Translation by: Gabriel Bodard

18 days before the Kalends of January (=December 15). Unit of 58 men, of which: 1 clerk; [---]

Bibliography: O. Bu Njem 21, whence HGV 73171, DDbDP o.bu.njem.21.