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Larger altars and small finds from Jajce

Three larger altars and other finds from the Mithraeum of Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The New Mithraeum
26 Oct 2023

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Three larger altars were found in front of the cult-relief. One of them has a pediment and akroteria.

Also in front of the relief were found: remnants of bones, fragments of roof-tiles, pieces of iron, lamps one of which was a hanging-lamp, a fibula, 16 coins from Trajan up to and including the dynasty of Constantine but the greater part belongs to the latter group.

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