WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1523. Ostrakon: Military report

Description: Ceramic ostrakon (w: 0.054 x h: 0.053 x d: 0.006).
Text: Letters painted on one side.
Letters: No measurements

Date: 253 - 259 (context)

Findspot: Bu Njem: Fort, in the Principia.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Tripoli National Museum. (Inv. no. 71-138)


[---]+ẹṃb(r)- n(umerus) LXI
[---]c. 11[---]



English translation

Translation by: Gabriel Bodard

[Sept.-, Nov- or Dec-]ember. Unit of 61 men [---]


Aug 14th – Sept 13th or Oct 16th – Dec 13th.

Bibliography: O. Bu Njem 23, whence HGV 73173, DDbDP o.bu.njem.23.