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Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius

One of the three altars to Mithras found at the Mithraeum of Carrawburgh fort.
 
 
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Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius

Altar of Carrawburgh by Aulus Cluentius
The New Mithraeum / Jona Lendering (CC BY-SA)

 

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Altar in sandstone (H. 1.07 Br. O. 47).

D(eo) in(victo) M(ithrae) s(acrum) / Aul(us) Cluentius / Habitus pra(e)f(ectus) / coh(ortis) I / Batavorum / domu Ulti/n(i)a Colon(ia) / Sept(imia) Aur(elia) L(arino) / v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito).

On either side of Coh. I an ivy-leaf.

The dedicator belongs to the family of Aulus Cluentius Habitus, defended by Cicero in 66 B.C.

As appears from this inscription, Larinum became a colonia between 198-208 A.D. (E. Birley).
ILN 1951,455; Richmond-Gillam, 45ff and PI. XI, A.
 
 

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