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LSA-2195 Base for equestrian statue of patron. Lepcis Magna (Tripolitania). Later third century.

City: Lepcis Magna Province: Tripolitania Region: North Africa, Eastern (Tripolitania and Cyrenaica)
Details: Severan Forum, southeast corner of colonnade
Current Location: Where found
Object: Base, for equestrian statue Material: Marble Re-Use? Yes
Form: Rectangular Height(cm): 34 Width(cm): 51 Depth(cm): 142
Language: Latin Text Type: Prose
Honorand: Name lost Position: Other Provincial Honorands Gender: Male
Awarder: Council (ordo) of Lepcis Position: Provincial Cities, their Institutions and Officials
Earliest: 250 Latest : 280
Tantillo, I. and F. Bigi (eds.), Leptis Magna. Una città e le sue iscrizioni in epoca tardoromana, Cassino 2010, 406-408, no. 49, fig. 10.56, pl. XVI

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. 591

Text: ------ / Clementis v(iri) e(gregi) fil(io), a militi(i)s, / civi, patrono, ordo spl(endidissimus) Lepc(imagnensium ?)
Trans: To ... , son of Clemens of egregius rank, equestrian officer, citizen, patron. The most splendid council (ordo) of Lepcis Magna [set this up].