WP 0005

Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

1533. Ostrakon: Military report

Description: Ceramic ostrakon in four contiguous fragments (total w: 0.085 x h: 0.055 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. 71-74, 71-126, 71-127, 71-150)


[egri ---] III
[Co]ṛn[e]l(ius) [A]ṇṇịbal
[---] Aurel(ius) Celestinus
C<a>ecil(ius) Rogatus
5reliqui repungent XVII
[ba]lneus XIIII
[f]urnus IIII



English translation

Translation by: Gabriel Bodard

3 sick: Cornelius Annibal, Aurelius Celestinus, Cecilius Rogatus; 17 available for redeployment; the baths 14; the kitchens 4.

Bibliography: O. Bu Njem 33, whence HGV 73183, DDbDP o.bu.njem.33.