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Slab of Sol Invictus

The slab of the Sun god has not yet connected to Mithras.
Sol Invictus Slab

Sol Invictus Slab
Marie-Lan Nguyen 

The New Mithraeum
16 May 2021
Updated on Sep 2023

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Dedication slab representing the Sun god crowned by solar rays, the Moon goddess bearing a crescent on her hair, and an old man, perhaps Jupiter Dolichenus. From the area of the barracks of the Equites Singulares, via Tasso, Rome.

CIL VI 31181.


The dedicators are mentioned also in CIL VI 31187. The monument was found together with another dedication to Jupiter Dolichenus (CIL VI 31172; Kan, o.c., No. 198). Therefore it is not likely that the monument was dedicated to Mithras. About the connections between the both gods: Vermaseren, Mithrasdienst in Rome, 106f.

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