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Altar in Mitreo di Marino

The monument is engraved with an inscription by Cresces, the donor.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
31 Jan 2022
 
Altar of Mitreo di Marino

Altar of Mitreo di Marino
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In the middle of the nave of the Marina Mithraeum, before the representation of Mithras on the back wall, there is an altar (H. 1.18, W. 0.325-0.43, D. 0.325-0.43 m) with an inscription.

This inscription (height of the letters 0.038-0.04 m) reads as follows:

Invicto Ideo / Cresces / actor / Alfi / Seberi / d(onum) p(osuit).
 
 

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