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Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

This stone altar fround in Altbachtal bears an inscription by a certain Martius Martialis.
Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

Altar with Sol’s head from Altbachtal

The New Mithraeum
11 Nov 2023

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Damaged stone altar (H. 0.98 Br. 0.34 D. 0.28), found in the Altbachtal, together with the following No. [TNMM 525]. Treves, Provo Mus.

Esp. Rec. Gaule, X, 204 No. 7585.

On the base Sol’s head. On the front an inscription:

D(eo) i(nvicto) S(oli) / Martius Martialis / pater / in suo posuit.

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