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Inscriptions of Caseggiato di Diana

This marble slab found near the Casa de Diana in Ostia bears two inscription with several names of brothers of a same community
The New Mithraeum
3 Feb 2022

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Marble slab (H. 0.25 Br. 0.29), found at a small distance of the Casa di Diana in a taberna along the Decumanus.

Calza in NSc 1914, 332 n. 1; Becatti, Mitrei Ostia, 13.The slab has the following inscriptions:

CIL XIV 4312a) [M. Lollia]no Callinico / [patre Pe]tronius Felix / [Marsus sign]um deo / [donum] ded(it) / . . . atus xinu . . . / fecit.
CIL XIV 4313b) M. M. Caer[ellius Hiero]/nimus et [Callinic]/us sacerdo/tes Solis / thronum / fec(erunt).

These three inscriptions very probably belong to the sanctuary in the Casa di Diana (we prefer to call it 'Mitreo di CaIlinico') from


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