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English: Mithras born from the rock (petra genetrix), statue dedicated by Aurelius Bassinus, ædituus (curator of the cult installations) of the principia of the castra peregrina of the Imperial horseguards (equites singulares). Marble, age of Commodus.
Français : Mithra naissant de la pierre (petra genetrix), statue consacrée par un dénommé Aurelius Bassinus, ædituus (gardien des lieux de culte) des principia de la caserne des pérégrins, unité de la Garde impériale à cheval (equites singulares). Règne de Commode.
Italiano: Mitra che nasce dalla roccia (petra genetrix), statua dedicata da Aurelio Bassino, ædituus (custode dei luoghi sacri) dai principia (parte centrale) della caserma dei peregrini, un corpo della guardia a cavallo dell'imperatore (equites singulares). Età di Commodo.
Date from 180 until 192  AD
Medium marble
Epigraphical Museum, first floor
Object history
English: From the area of S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome.
Français : Provenance : environs de S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome.
Italiano: Dall'area di S. Stefano Rotondo, Rome.
Inscriptions Petram genetricem / Aur(elius) Bassinus aedituus / principiorum cast(rorum) pereg(rinorum) /dedicavit hoc in loco et d(ono) d(edit) / antistante A(ulo) Caedicio / Prisciano eq(uite) R(omano) patre.
References AE 1980, 00048
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2006)
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