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Plaque of Milan by Ulbius Gaianus

This monument dedicated to 'Invicto Patrio' was found in Milan in 1869.
Plaque dedicated to god Mithras Invictus Patrius.

Plaque dedicated to god Mithras Invictus Patrius.
The New Mithraeum / Jona Lendering (CC BY-SA) 

The New Mithraeum
17 Mar 2022
Updated on Oct 2022

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Ara reperta anna 1869 in moenibus antiquis ibi ubi fuit turris S. Agathae, via Monte di Pieta.

Invicto / patrio / Ulb(ius) Gaianus / praef(ectus) vehic(ulorum).
CIL V 5797; MMM II No. 217.

The plaque is dedicated to the god Mithras nominated by his attributes of Invictus (invincible) and Patrius (father of the nation). It was offered by an official of the 'cursus publicus', the state postal service reorganised by the Emperor Hadrian (117-138).