108. Funerary inscription for L. Munatius Dexter
- Marble panel (w: 0.12 x h: 0.15 x d: 0.04), bevelled on the inner face and pierced with vertical holes at top and bottom of the bevel. There is a square recess 5 mm. deep in the centre of the inscribed face.
- Inscribed on one face.
- Third century A.D. capitals with some Rustic forms: 0.01-0.015.
- Third century A.D. (lettering)
- Sabratha: Found in the cemetery area near the Christian Catacomb to the E of the Theatre
- Original Location:
- Last recorded location:
- Sabratha Museum.
- Not previously published. This edition taken from J. M. Reynolds and J. B. Ward-Perkins, The Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania, Rome: British School at Rome, 1952.
- Text constituted from:
- Transcription (Reynolds, Ward-Perkins)
Sacred to the gods below; Varigata; Lucius Munatius Dexter, veteran soldier; he lived conscientiously for 55 years; may your bones rest quietly; may the earth lie lightly on you. He is laid here.