The New Mithraeum
23 Sep 2023
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[Aurel]ius / Mithres / Aug(usti) l(ibertus) strator / Serapi d(onum) d(edit).
Aurelius Mithres, an imperial freedman and strator, offered this gift to Serapis.
The words Aurelius and l. strator were added after Mithres had been liberated by the emperor.
Strator (στράτωρ) is literally one who keeps, harnesses and cares for a horse for another person.
Aurelius Mithres must have been in the service of an emperor