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Inscriptions of Valerius Maximianus at Lambaesis

These twin inscriptions found in the Mithraeum of Tazoult were dedicated by the legate Marcus Valerius Maximianus.
The New Mithraeum
9 Feb 2022

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Inscription, found near the Capitol.

Deo in/victo / Mithrae / sac(rum) / M. Val(erius) Maximianus / leg(atus) aug(usti) pr(o)pr(aetore).

These twin inscriptions were found in Lambaesis. The first one on an altar found in 1914 near the Capitol. The second was found in 1951 two metres in front of the Mithraeum absis. The name Sol was later written in red paint on the second one.

During the reign of Commodus (180-192). M.

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Mithraeum of Lambaesis

The Mithraeum of Tazoult / Lambèse is one of the best preserved Mithras's temples in Africa.