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Inscription on the restoration of the Mithraeum of Dura Europos

Antonius Valentinus, centurio, made this plaque for the salut des empereurs Septimus Severus and Marcus Aurelius.
Inscription from Dura Europos Mithraeum

Inscription from Dura Europos Mithraeum
Dr. Michael J. Fuller 

The New Mithraeum
29 Jan 2022

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Dipinto inside of a tabula ansata (H. 0.33 L. 0.65); letters painted, probably red (L.H. 0.042).

Pro sal(ute) et incol(umitate) d(ominorum) / n(ostrorum) imp(eratorum) L. Sep(timi) Severi pii / Pert(inacis) et M. Aurel(i) Aritonini [ [ et L. Sept(imi) Geta[e] ] ] / Aug(ustorum) tem/plum dei Solis invicti Mithrae sub Minic(io) Martiali procuratore) / Aug(usti) / rest(itutum) ab Ant(onio) Valentino (centurione) princ(ipe) / pr(aeposito) ve[x(illationum) leg(ionum) III]I Scyt(hicae) / et XVI F(laviae) F(irmae) p(iae) f(idelis).

Between 209 and 211 A.D.

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