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Bronze inscription from Aldobrandini

This plaque, now on display in the British Museum, may have come from the Aldobrandini Mithraeum in Ostia.
 
 
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14 Jun 2009
Updated on 27 Jan 2022
 
Placa de bronce con inscripción encontrada en el Mitreo Aldobrandini, Ostia

Placa de bronce con inscripción encontrada en el Mitreo Aldobrandini, Ostia
Eric Taylor

 

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B4 ronze slab (H. 0.41 Br. 0.285) with inscr. No. 235. It seems to have been found in the same sanctuary [of Aldobrandini]. From the Castellani ColI. to London, Br. Mus.

The top of the tablet is divided into three sections by two triangular notches. In the central section the naked bust of Sol with an aureole of seven rays around his head, three of which are broken off. The bust emerges from acanthus-leaves. In the r. section a patera, in the l. section a sacrificial knife.
 
 

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