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Altar of Sol of Via del Mare

This small altar found in Rome depicts the god Sol with five rays around his head.
 
 
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18 Aug 2021
Updated on 15 Jan 2022
 
Altar of Sol of Via del Mare

Altar of Sol of Via del Mare
Il meglio d'Italia

 

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Small marble altar (H. 0.44 Br. 0.30 D. 0.16), found along the Via del Mare. Mus. Lateran, Inv. No. 319. This informations were kindly given by Cav. Frenquelli, who drew our attention on this monument.

On the front-side the bust of Sol with five rays round his head. On the reverse a star above a crescent. On the r. side a patera, on the l. side a jug. On the front side an inscription:

CIMRM 433

Invicto / Soli / Felicissimus et / Philocurius aed(em) / d(onum) d(edit).
 
 

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