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Altar with Phrygian cap from Altbachtal

The altar with a Phrygian cap and a dagger from Trier was erected by a Pater called Martius Martialis.
  • Altar from Trier

    Altar from Trier
    Rheinisches Landesmuseum 

  • Altar from Altbachtal, detail

    Altar from Altbachtal, detail

The New Mithraeum
12 Mar 2022
Updated on Nov 2023

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Stone altar (H. 0.95 Br. 0.35 D. 0.28). Treves, Prov. Mus.

On the base a Phrygian cap. On the front an inscription:
D(eo) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / Martius Martialis / pater / in suo posuit.

Esp. Rec. Gaule, X, 207 No. 7590.

Corner pilaster at all four corners, on the cover plate pulvini. On the front of the base phrygian cap and dagger.