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Monumentum

Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius

One of the three altars to Mithras found at the Mithraeum of Carrawburgh fort.
Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius

Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius
The New Mithraeum / Jona Lendering (CC BY-SA) 

 
 
The New Mithraeum
17 Mar 2022
Updated on Nov 2022
 

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Altar in sandstone (H. 1.07 Br. O. 47).

D(eo) in(victo) M(ithrae) s(acrum) / Aul(us) Cluentius / Habitus pra(e)f(ectus) / coh(ortis) I / Batavorum / domu Ulti/n(i)a Colon(ia) / Sept(imia) Aur(elia) L(arino) / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).

On either side of Coh. I an ivy-leaf.

The dedicator belongs to the family of Aulus Cluentius Habitus, defended by Cicero in 66 B.C.

As appears from this inscription, Larinum became a colonia between 198-208 A.D. (E. Birley).
ILN 1951,455; Richmond-Gillam, 45ff and PI. XI, A.
Professor Birley, in discussing the dedicator, notes that this

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