• Description

    Altar to Mithras set up in the mithraeum at Carrawburgh. Now in the Great North Museum. The radiate crown around Mithras' head is pierced to allow light from a lamp placed within it to shine through. The inscription (RIB 1546) reads Deo Invicto Mitrae M(arcus) Sim/plicius Simplex / pr(a)ef(ecus) v(otum) s(oluit) l(ibens) m(erito): For the Invincible God Mithras, the praefectus Marcus Simplicius Simplex willingly and deservedly fulfilled his vow.
  • Owner

    The Armatura Press
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
    Viewed: 631 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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