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Altar of Sarmizegetusa by Hermadio

This altar was erected by Hermadio, who also signed other monuments in Dacia and even in Rome.
The New Mithraeum
22 Jan 2023

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This monument found in Colonia Ulpia Traiana Augusta Dacica Sarmizegetusa bears the following inscription:

Soli invicto Mithrae aniceto Hermadio votum Solvit I. m.

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