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Altar of Poreč

This stone altar found in Poreč was dedicated by two freedmen to the numen and majesty of the emperors Philip the Arab and Otacilia Severa.
  • Altar of Poreč

    Altar of Poreč

  • Altar of Poreč

    Altar of Poreč
    Ancient Histria and Dalmatia 

The New Mithraeum
21 Oct 2023

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Sandstone altar (H. 0.94 Br. 0.51) found at Val di Dente near Cittanova in Histria.

D(eo) S(oli) i(nvicto) M(ithrae) / pro salute et / victoria s(acratissimorum) d(ominorum) n(ostrorum) / Philipporum Aug(ustorum) / et Otaciliae Severe Aug(ustae) / Charitinus I(ibertus) s(ub)proc(urator) / et Sabinianus I(ibertus) ad/iut(or) tab(ulariorum) / d(evoti) n(umini) m(aiestati)q(ue) e(orum).

Between 244-247 A.D.

To the god Sol, invincible Mithras, for the safety and the victory of our most sacred lords, the two emperors Philip and of Otacilia Severa. Charitinus, freedman and steward of the