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Altar of Meknès

Two inscriptions by Aurelius Nectoreca, a follower of Mithras, have been found in Meknès, Morocco.
Altar of Meknès

Altar of Meknès
Gabriele Wesch-Klein 

The New Mithraeum
18 Oct 2023

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Altar in white limestone.

I(nvicto) d(eo) M(ithrae) / Aur(elius) Nectore/ga (centurio) vex (illariorum) Brit(tonum) / Volubili / agentium / l(ibens) l(aetus) merito.

At Volubilis, in Mauritania Tingitana, two inscriptions were found in 1919 in a room near a well where the Fertassa aqueduct ended. According to L. Chatelain, the layout of this room could have been a mithraeum, although this remains to be proven. Both are the work of a centurion of the vexillation of the Brittones (= Bretons), contrary to M. Christol who suggests Brittanniciani, i.e. soldiers belonging to the army of

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One of the two inscriptions by Aurelius Nectoreca, a follower of Mithras, found in Meknès, Morocco.