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Basin with inscription from Mitreo della Planta Pedis

The dedicator of this marble basin could be the same person who offered the sculpture of Mithras slaying the bull in the Mitreo delle Terme di Mitra.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
3 Feb 2022
 
 

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Circular marble basin (H. 0.25 diam. 0.60) with inscription on its border.

L.H. 0.022.

[In]victo Mithrae d(onum) d(edit) M(arcus) Umbilius Criton cum Pyladen vil[ico].

Criton (ct. inscr. No. 231) probably was a libertus of M. Umbilius Maximinus (CIL XIV 177 and 251) who was a patronus of the corpus lenunculariorum tabulariorum auxiliariorum, ostiensium in 192 A.D. cf G. Barbieri, l'Albo senatorio di Settimio Severo a Carino (193-285) Roma 1952, 184f.

Becatti, 83 and PI. XVI, 2.
 
 

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