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Inscription of Sabinus from San Clemente

This marble slab, found in the Mithraeum of San Clemente, bears an inscription by a certain Aelius Sabinus for the health of the Emperor Antoninus Pius and his sons.
The New Mithraeum
8 Nov 2023

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Fragmentum tabulae marmoreae effossum anno 1870 vel 1871 prope Mithraeum sub aede S. Clementis eruderatum.

CIL VI 3725.

[Pro salute / T. Aeli Antoni/ni] Aug(usti) e[t M(arci) Aeli / Au]reli Caes(aris) et / [L. Aur(eli) C]ommodi fil(iorum) / [Ael(ius?)] Sabinus c[ enturio ]leg(ionis) ... / [Sol?]i v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).

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