Monumentum

Altar to Arimanius of the Esquilino

This altar mentioning the god Arimanius was found in 1655 at Porta San Giovanni, on the Esquilino.
 
 
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2 Feb 2022
 
 

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'Ara triangularis marmorea qua basis rotunda sustinetur.' Mus. Vaticano, Gall. Lap.

Inventa anno 1655 ad radices Esquiliarum.

On the base we see traces, where a statue had been attached. Furthermore the inscription:

D(eo) Arimanio / Agrestius v(ir) c(larissimus) / defensor / magister et / pater patrum / voti c(ompos) d(at).

CIL VI 47; MMM II No. 27.
 
 

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