Danube Virtual Museum

Votive Altar

Title: Votive Altar
Location/Region: Smederevo
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Antique period
Epoch: Roman
Culture: Roman
Closer Dating: 286 or 293 AD (after Gallienus)
Material: White marble
Dimensions: 1,60x0,68x0,48 m
Production Technique: Carving
Bibliography: Mirković М. 1986, Inscriptions de la Mésie Supérieure II. Viminacium et Margum, Beograd

Description

Votive altar with a damaged profiled flat sill and a base. The central part is rectangular. On the upper surface there is a shallow circular dent. The inscription field and the left lateral side of the monument are both profiled. Caption: Genio [.] / leg(ionis) IIII Fl(aviae) [f(elicis) et] / d(ominorum) n(ostrorum duorum) Dioc[let]/iani[[et Maxi/5miani]] Aug(ustorum duorum) / [A]urel(ius) Maximi[a/n]us ex praef(ecto) / leg(ionis) eiusdem / votum posu[it].