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Cippus à Zeus Helios great Serapis

This small cippus to Zeus, Helios and Serapis includes Mithras as one of the main gods, although some authors argue that it could be the name of the donor.
The New Mithraeum
23 Sep 2023

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In the hall (near η) stood a small marble cippus (H. 0.33 Br. 0.18 D. 0.21) with on both sides a patera, on the front and back an inscription (Mus. Naz. Therme, Inv. No. 69651).

Εἷς Ζεὺς / Μίτρας / ῞Ηλιος / κοσμοκράτωρ / ἀνείκητος.Διὶ Ἡλίῳ / μεγάλῳ / Σαράπιδι / σωτῆρι / πλουτοδότῃ / ἐπηκόῳ / εὐργέτῃ / ἀνεικήτῳ / Μίθρᾳ / χαριστήριον.

Ghislanzoni, 323; Parpaglio, Zon. Mon., 58 en fig. XIII; Cumont-Canet in eRA! 1919, 315f; Weinreich, Urk. Sar., 24ff; Paribeni,

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