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Inscription of Mitreo Aldobrandini by Sextus

This inscription found in the Mithraeum Aldobrandini informs us of certain restorations carried out in the temple during a second phase of development.
 
 
PublishedThe New Mithraeum
17 Nov 2022
 
 

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Deum vetustate religione / in velo formatum et umore obnubi/latum marmoreum cum / throno omnibusq(ue) ornamentis / a solo omni impendio suo fecit / Sex(tus) Pompeius Maximus pater/ q(ui) s(upra) s(criptus) est/ et praesepia marmoravit p(edes) LXVII idem s(ua) p(ecunia).

II dio che una antica devozione aveva rappresentato (in pittura) sopra un velo, essendo annerito (o cancellato) dall'umidita, Sex. Pompeius Maximus l'ha fatto in marmo con il suo trono etc.
 
 

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Mitreo Aldobrandini

The Mithraeum of Aldobrandini was excavated in 1924 by G. Calza on the premises belonging to the Aldobrandini family.

Bronze inscription from Aldobrandini

This plaque, now on display in the British Museum, may have come from the Aldobrandini Mithraeum in Ostia.

 

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