Danube Virtual Museum

Votive Altar

Title: Votive Altar
Site: Dubravica / Margum
Location/Region: Orašje, Dubravica
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Antique period
Epoch: Roman
Culture: Roman
Closer Dating: 2nd-3rd century AD
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 1,02x0,45x0,32 m
Production Technique: Carving
Bibliography: Mirković M. 1986, Inscriptions de la Mésie Supérieure II. Viminacium et Margum, Beograd

Description

Votive altar with a profiled sill, a rectangular central part and a profiled base. The upper part of the sill is missing. The frame of the inscription field is profiled as well as the lateral sides. A pitcher is represented on the right lateral side and a vessel without the handle on the left. Caption: I(ovi) O(ptimo) M(aximo) / Sext. Аlp(inius) Аlci/mus o(rnatus) orn(amentis) / dec(urionalibus) mun(icipii) Аur(elii) /5 Аug(usti) Mar(gi) et L. / Val(erius) Trofimas (!) Аug(ustalis) mu(nicipii) s(upra) s(cripti).