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Inscription of Corax Materninius Faustinus of Gimmeldingen

The inscription was located at the base of the main Tauroctony of the Gimmeldingen Mithraeum
Incriptio of Corax from Gimmeldingen

Incriptio of Corax from Gimmeldingen

The New Mithraeum
27 Jan 2022

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Votive monument in red sandstone, in three fragments (H. 0.37 Br. 2.35 D. 0.20). It stood on the base and supported the cult-relief. The first part of the inscription is in a tabula ansata and is decorated with a palmbranch.


In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) / deo inviht[o] (sic!) Midre (sic!) / Maternin[i]us Faustinu(s) / carax (sic!) fan[um] cum solo inviht[o] / in suo fecit c[ onsac]ratus XI k(alendis) Feb(ruariis). Fanus consacrat(us) / per Potentianum / patrem co(n)s(ulibus) / Paulino et Iuliano /l(ibens) l(aetus) m(erito).


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Mithräum von Gimmeldingen

The few remains of the Mithraeum of Gimmeldingen are preserved at the Historical Museum of the Palatinate, in Speyer, Germany.

Altar of a Corax from Gimmeldingen

Corax Materninius Faustinus dedicated other monuments found in the same Mithraeum in Gimmeldingen.