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LSA-2161 Base for statue of Honorius, emperor (pair with LSA-2160). Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). 394, 396, or 402.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum, in front of southern colonnade
Current Location: Close to where found (and probably close to its original setting)
Object: Base Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 119 Width(cm): 70 Depth(cm): 55
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Honorius Position: Emperors Gender: Male
Awarder: People of Lepcis (Lepcitani) Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 394 Latest : 402
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 337-339, no. 15, figs. 7.23, 10.17

Reynolds, J. M. & J. B. Ward-Perkins, The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania. In collaboration with S. Aurigemma, R. Bartoccini, G. Caputo, R. Goodchild, P. Romanelli, Roma 1952, no. 479

Text: [Toto orbe] / [pacifi]co con[s(uli)], / d(omino) [n(ostro) Flavio] Honorio, pio, / felici, victori /(5) ac triumfatori, / semper Augusto; / Lepcitani devoti / numini maiesta/tique eius. Trans: To the consul who brings peace in the whole world, our lord Flavius Honorius, pious, fortunate, victorious and triumphant, forever Augustus. The people of Lepcis (Lepcitani), devoted to his divine spirit and majesty, [set this up].