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Sandstone

Height 97 cm

Roman, Severan period, 212-222 CE

From Nettersheim (see Marcomagus? on Pleiades)

 

The Latin inscription (AE 1911.156=CIL 13.11984=HD028956) reads:

Deabus Aufani[s] / pro salute / Invicti / Antonini Aug(usti) / M(arcus) Aurelius Agripinus / b(ene)f(icarius) co(n)s(ularis) // v(otum) s(olvit) l(ibens) m(erito)

 

"To the Aufanian Goddesses, on behalf of the health of the unconquered emperor Antoninus, Marcus Aurelius Agripinus, beneficarius consularis, willingly fulfilled his vow, deservedly."

 

Photographed on display in the LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Germany