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Altar to Mithras at the Walters Art Museum

This altar bears an inscription to the health of the emperor Commodus by a certain Marcus Aurelius, his father and two other fellows.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
30 Oct 2022
Updated on 6 Nov 2022
 
Votive Altar to Mithras

Votive Altar to Mithras
The Walters Art Museum (CC 0)

 

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Basis marmorea. Trans Tiberim apud Aemilium pontem in ripa.

Soli invicto / Mithrae / pro salute Commodi / Antonini Aug(usti) domini n(ostri) /
M. Aurel(ius) Stertinius / Carpus una cum Carpo / proc(uratore) k(astrensi) patre et Her/mioneo et Balbino fratribus v(otum) s(olvit) f(eliciter).

176-192 A.D.CIL VI 727; MMM II No. 34.
This altar was dedicated to the god Mithras for the health of the emperor Commodus by Marcus Aurelius Stertinius Carpus and his father Carpus, along with Hermioneus and Balbinus.
 
 

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