Lepcis Magna, Plaza, inscription of Septimia Polla

Lepcis Magna, Plaza, inscription of Septimia Polla

Description

Plaza, inscription of Septimia Polla (EDCS-06000606)

Details

SEPTIMIAE
POLLAE  Lvci
SEPTIMI  SEVERI
IIVIRi FLAMinis PERPetui
FILiae Pvblivs SEPTIMIVS
GETA  HERes SORORI
SANCTISSIMAE
EX  ARGento Pondo CXXXXIIII
vnciae X  Semis  DECRETO
SPLENDIDISSIMI
ORDINIS  POSVIT
EX  TESTAMENTO
EIVS  HVIC  DONO
VICESIMAM  ET
ARGenti Pondo IIII S vnciae X Semis
AMPLIVS  QVAM
LEGATVM  EST  ADIECIT
To Septimia
Polla, daughter of Lucius
Septimius Severus,
duumvir, forever priest,
has Publius Septimius
Geta, heir of his most sacred
sister, erected this [statue]
from 144½ pounds of silver
and 10½ ounces
of the most splendid
quality, as decreed
in her will.
To this gift
was added one twentieth
and 4½ pounds, 10½ ounces of silver
more than
had been bequeathed.

Date

ca. 175 CE

Creator

Marco Prins

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Roman Empire

Tags

Inscription

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