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Inscription by Aurelius Rufinus of Andros

This inscription reveals the existence of a Mithraeum on the island of Andros, Greece, which has not yet been found.
Mithraic inscription of Andros

Mithraic inscription of Andros

The New Mithraeum
21 Sep 2023

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At Palaiopolis in the isle of Andros an inscription was discovered on the so-called Marmeropetra, which forms part of the to Helleniko-wall.

L.H. 0.055-0.07.

Pro salute imp(eratoris) Caesari(s) / L(uci) Septimi Severi et M(arci) Aur(eli) Antonini / Aug(ustorum) et P(ubli) Septimi Gaetae Caesari(s) / M(arcus) Aur(elius) Rufinus evocatus Aug(ustorum) n(ostrorum) / sancto deo invicto speleum constituit cum/ mil(itibus) pr(aetorianis) Fl(avio) Clarino Ael(io) Messio Aur(elio) Iuliano.

The inscription was dedicated between A.D. 198-209. The Mithraeum itself has not yet been discovered.

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Mithraeum of Andros

An inscription by a certain Aurelius Rufinus reveals the existence of a Mithraeum on the island of Andros, but it has not yet been found.