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Inscription found in the Mitreo delle Sette Sfere

As this short inscription indicates, Aemilio Epaphorodito was both Pater and priest of the Mithraeum of the Seven Spheres.
 
 
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30 Jan 2022
 
 

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M. Aemilio / Epaphrodito / patre et sacerdote.

CIL XIV 63; MMM II No.136.
 
 

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